Abdominal Imaging

, Volume 19, Issue 6, pp 546–548 | Cite as

Preoperative diagnosis of angiomyolipoma of the liver

  • J. C. Chang
  • Y. W. Lee
  • H. J. Kim


We experienced a case of surgically proven hepatic angiomyolipoma, a rare primary benign lipomatous tumor, which was preoperatively diagnosed by defining of its characteristic histologic components and benign radiologic nature with various imaging modalities. It was the first case that full radiologic evaluation was taken and internal vascular proliferation was defined by using dynamic bolus computed tomography (CT) prior to angiography.

Key words

Liver neoplasms, lipoma Liver, US, CT, MRI and angiography 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. C. Chang
    • 1
  • Y. W. Lee
    • 2
  • H. J. Kim
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyCollege of Medicine, Yeungnam UniversityTaeguKorea
  2. 2.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyYeungnam University HospitalTaeguKorea
  3. 3.Department of General SurgeryCollege of Medicine, Yeungnam UniversityTaeguKorea

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