Hepatobiliary scintigraphy and hepatic cavernous hemangioma

M. L. Lecklitner, N. C. Dornbluth

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As the most common benign hepatic tumor, hepatic hemangioma may be misinterpreted during radiographic cancer staging, inadvertently biopsied, or pursued surgically as a solitary malignancy. Two cases of hepatic hemangiomas discovered during hepatobiliary scintigraphy are presented: the first involving multiple anechoic lesions by ultrasound and the second involving a solitary echogenic lesion by ultrasound. Whereas the former patient eventuated in surgery solely for the evaluation of a space-occupying lesion, the latter was totally obstructed at the common bile duct; both patients' hemangiomas were documented surgically.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)406-409
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Nuclear Medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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