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Abdominal pain and progressive cachexia

Author: Andrik J. Aschoff, MD, Ulm, Germany
Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis
5. References

1. Patient presentation

  • A 34-year-old woman with abdominal pain and progressive cachexia was examined in the emergency
    room.

  • A mass was palpated in the right upper quadrant.
  • Ultrasound revealed a large mass, and the patient was referred for triphasic liver CT.
  • The patient had no history of liver cirrhosis, and laboratory results showed normal levels of
    alpha-fetoprotein.