The “enlarged hilar periportal space sign” in liver cirrhosis

  • Giuseppe Mamone
  • Roberto Miraglia
Classics in Abdominal Radiology



No funding was received for this study

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interests.

Ethical approval

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

Informed consent

Statement of informed consent was not applicable since the manuscript does not contain any patient data.


  1. 1.
    Ito K, Mitchell DG, Gabata T (2000) Enlargement of hilar periportal space: a sign of early cirrhosis at MR imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging 11(2):136-40. PubMed PMID: 10713945CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Tan KC (2008) Enlargement of the hilar periportal space. Radiology Aug;248(2):699-700. PubMed PMID: 18641259CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Mamone G, Cortis K, Sarah A, Caruso S, Miraglia R (2018) Hepatic morphology abnormalities: beyond cirrhosis. Abdom Radiol (NY) Jul;43(7):1612-1626. Review. PubMed PMID: 29043403
  4. 4.
    Brancatelli G, Federle MP, Ambrosini R, Lagalla R, Carriero A, Midiri M, Vilgrain V (2007) Cirrhosis: CT and MR imaging evaluation. Eur J Radiol Jan;61(1):57-69. Epub 2006 Dec 4. Review. PubMed PMID: 17145154Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Radiology Unit, Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services, IRCCS ISMETT (Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Advanced Specialized Therapies)PalermoItaly

Personalised recommendations