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A large pseudolesion in the left lobe of the liver caused by inferior vena caval obstruction secondary to metastatic retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10842049     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A rare case with a large pseudolesion in the left lobe of the liver observed on early phase of incremental dynamic computed tomography (CT) caused by inferior vena caval obstruction is presented. Decreased portal perfusion due to increased volume of systemic venous inflow into the left lobe via paraumbilical venous system may be its underlying hemodynamic change. The etiology of this pseudolesion was successfully confirmed by conventional CT with intravenous contrast medium injection via superficial vein of lower extremity.
Authors:
D Kakihara; K Yoshimitsu; S Naito; K Masuda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Computerized medical imaging and graphics : the official journal of the Computerized Medical Imaging Society     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0895-6111     ISO Abbreviation:  Comput Med Imaging Graph     Publication Date:    2000 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-08-07     Completed Date:  2000-08-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8806104     Medline TA:  Comput Med Imaging Graph     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  253-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1, Maidashi Higashi-ku, 812-8582, Fukuoka, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Angiography
Constriction, Pathologic / etiology,  pathology
Germinoma / complications*,  pathology
Hemodynamics
Humans
Liver / blood supply,  pathology*
Liver Neoplasms / secondary
Lung Neoplasms / secondary
Lymphatic Metastasis
Male
Retroperitoneal Neoplasms / complications*,  pathology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Vena Cava, Inferior / pathology*

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