CT Imaging Characteristics of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Chapter

Abstract

Computed tomography (CT) is essential for the diagnosis of liver tumors. In the CT criteria of hypervascular hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the diagnosis is based on hemodynamic findings, such as arterial enhancement, followed by washout in the portal-venous and/or equilibrium phase. In this chapter, typical and atypical findings (HCC mimickers) of HCC on CT and current diagnostic techniques to image HCC were stated.

Keywords

Obesity Hepatitis Attenuation Iodine Gadolinium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyKinki University Faculty of MedicineOsaka-SayamaJapan

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