UW Radiology

Case 1

65 yr old female with liver mass suspected to be a HCC, no history of hepatitis or cirrhosis. The liver mass was diagnosed after a non contrast CT was performed for a minor car accident. CT with contrast was performed. Images given below.

Arterial phase Portal venous Delayed phase

Note the peripheral mild enhancement and irregular margins of the lesion.

Portal venous phase – increasing peripheral enhancement

Delayed phase

Second lesion in the left lobe

Portal venous phase

Delayed phase


MRI of the abdomen:

T2 weighted image

T1 pre contrast

Arterial phase

Venous phase

2nd lesion

Delayed phase