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Hepatic angiosarcoma: detection with computed tomography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15845058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hepatic angiosarcoma is a rare vascular neoplasm which occurs typically in men aged between 50 and 70 years. The cause is unknown but previous studies have linked several carcinogens to its pathogenesis. A case of advanced multifocal hepatic angiosarcoma with splenic metastasis is presented with brief discussion of the clinical and histological features. Typical CT features and contrast enhancement characteristics are also reviewed.
O Chiu; J D Frank; C A Dow
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Australasian radiology     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0004-8461     ISO Abbreviation:  Australas Radiol     Publication Date:  2005 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-04-22     Completed Date:  2005-06-09     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0047441     Medline TA:  Australas Radiol     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Western Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Fatal Outcome
Hemangiosarcoma / radiography*
Liver Neoplasms / radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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