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Is there a liver lesion?

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

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

1. Patient presentation

  • At laboratory testing, an 81-year-old woman was found to test positive for hepatitis C virus
    and to have elevated serum levels of aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase and
    alphafetoprotein.

  • No abnormalities were found with abdominal ultrasonography.
  • Multiphasic contrast-enhanced CT was performed.