The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 7, Issue 9, pp 844–849 | Cite as

Roentgenologic demonstration of intra-hepatic hematoma following liver biopsy

Report of a case
  • M. B. Ozonoff
Case Reports


Complications of liver biopsy are difficult to demonstrate by any means short of abdominal exploration. The present case illustrates the use of Thorotrast in visualizing an intrahepatic hematoma, and the use of such a procedure in similar cases and in anticoagulant induced hematoma is discussed.


Public Health Liver Biopsy Similar Case Abdominal Exploration Thorotrast 
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© Hoeber Medical Division of Harper & Row, Publishers 1962

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. B. Ozonoff
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.From the Department of RadiologySan Francisco General HospitalSan Francisco
  2. 2.University of California Medical CenterSan Francisco 22

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