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CT diagnosis of perihepatic endometriosis complicated by malignant transformation

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Endometriosis is a condition in which endometrial tissue becomes implanted on extrauterine sites, most commonly within the pelvis. Malignant transformation of endometriotic foci is rare, but has been frequently reported. We describe a patient with a CT scan demonstrating pathologically proven perihepatic endometriosis, including malignant transformation. Endometrioses should be considered in the differential diagnosis of perihepatic masses.

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Received: 30 October 1996/Accepted: 27 November 1996

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Weinfeld, R., Johnson, S., Lucas, C. et al. CT diagnosis of perihepatic endometriosis complicated by malignant transformation. Abdom Imaging 23, 183–184 (1998).

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