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Follow-up after hepatectomy for HCC

Author: Carlo Catalano, Rome, Italy
Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis

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

1. Patient presentation

  • A 67-year-old man with a history of alcohol abuse, cholecystectomy, and right hepatectomy (for
    hepatocellular carcinoma) came for a follow-up examination.
  • Laboratory testing indicated elevated values of alanine aminotransferase, aspartate
    aminotransferase, alpha-fetoprotein and gamma-glutamyltransferase.
  • Tests for hepatitis B and C viruses were negative.
  • Contrast-enhanced abdominal CT was performed.