Hungarian Radiology

[Echogenic changes of liver hemangioma during follow up ultrasound examinations]

JUHAROS Ágota

AUGUST 20, 2004

Hungarian Radiology - 2004;78(04)

[INTRODUCTION - Toxic damage of the liver has a characteristic echogenicity. In case of recovery the echogenicity of the hemangioma can change significantly. CASE REPORT - A middle age alcoholic male patient was admitted because of liver hemangioma. The diagnosis was proved by CT and MRI examination. Follow up ultrasonography showed an increased echogenicity of the hemangioma after the introduction of the diet and echogenicity decreased after the relapse. CONCLUSION - Observation of the echogenic changes may have a significant role in the differential diagnosis and we suggest to use the term of ’echogenic inversion’ for this phenomenon.]

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