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Liver metastasis of a mucinous colonic carcinoma mimicking a haemangioma in T2-weighted sequences.
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PMID:  19178633     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the case of a patient with a single liver metastasis of a mucinous colonic carcinoma that mimics a haemangioma in T2-weighted sequences. Although a very high T2 signal in non-cystic lesions is highly specific for the diagnostic of haemangioma, the use of gadolinium-enhancement MRI is recommended. In patients with a history of neoplasia, the diagnosis of benign liver nodules should be made with caution.
A Lacout; M El Hajjam; C Julie; P Lacombe; J P Pelage
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical imaging and radiation oncology     Volume:  52     ISSN:  1754-9485     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2008 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-30     Completed Date:  2009-04-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101469340     Medline TA:  J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  580-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, University Hospital Ambroise Pare, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Université Paris Ile-de-France Ouest, Boulogne, Cedex, France.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous / diagnosis*,  secondary*
Colonic Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Diagnosis, Differential
False Negative Reactions
Hemangioma / diagnosis*
Liver Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  secondary*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*
Middle Aged

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