CT Imaging Characteristics of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  • Masahiro Okada
  • Takamichi Murakami


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.


Focal Nodular Hyperplasia Compute Tomography Perfusion Dynamic Compute Tomography Adaptive Statistical Iterative Reconstruction Unenhanced Compute Tomography 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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