Infantile haemangio-endothelioma of liver: A case report

Sapna Singh, Veena Chowdhury, Anjali Prakash, Amit Agarwal

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Abstract

Infantile haemangio-endothelioma of liver is the most common symptomatic vascular tumour of liver. A 6-month-old female was admitted for evaluation of a mass in the right hypochondrium. It extended 5 cm below the right costal margin. USG of the liver revealed multiple hypo-echoic lesions within the liver. Non-contrast CT images showed multiple hypo-attenuating masses of lower density than the surrounding liver. A postcontrast CT revealed intense enhancement of all the lesions. The findings suggested an infantile haemangio-endothelioma of the liver. On follow-up USG after 8 months near complete involution of the mass was revealed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)120-122
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Indian Medical Association
Volume106
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2008

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Singh, S., Chowdhury, V., Prakash, A., & Agarwal, A. (2008). Infantile haemangio-endothelioma of liver: A case report. Journal of the Indian Medical Association, 106(2), 120-122.