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CEUS Liver: Benign Focal Lesions
Hyun-Jung Jang, MD, PhD; Tae Kyoung Kim, MD, PhD; Stephanie R. Wilson, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • IMAGING

    • Benign Lesions vs. Malignancies

      ADVANTAGES OF LIVER CEUS OVER CT/MR

      • Liver Lesions

        BENIGN LESIONS VS. MALIGNANCIES

        • General Discussion

          COMMON BENIGN LESIONS

          • Hemangioma

            • Focal Nodular Hyperplasia

              • Adenoma

                • Benign Complex Cyst

                  • Focal Fat or Focal Sparing

                    • Inflammatory Lesions in General

                      • Pyogenic Abscess

                        • Inflammatory Pseudotumor

                          Selected References

                          1. Alrashed A et al: Negative predictive value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in differentiating avascular solid-appearing from vascularized masses: a retrospective consecutive study. J Ultrasound Med. ePub, 2018
                          2. Liu X et al: Successful integration of contrast-enhanced US into routine abdominal imaging. Radiographics. 38(5):1454-1477, 2018
                          3. Burrowes DP et al: Contrast-enhanced US approach to the diagnosis of focal liver masses. Radiographics. 37(5):1388-1400, 2017
                          4. Bhayana D et al: Hypervascular liver masses on contrast-enhanced ultrasound: the importance of washout. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 194(4):977-83, 2010
                          5. Jang HJ et al: Contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the detection and characterization of liver tumors. Cancer Imaging. 9:96-103, 2009
                          6. Kim TK et al: Focal nodular hyperplasia and hepatic adenoma: differentiation with low-mechanical-index contrast-enhanced sonography. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 190(1):58-66, 2008
                          7. Wilson SR et al: Enhancement patterns of focal liver masses: discordance between contrast-enhanced sonography and contrast-enhanced CT and MRI. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 189(1):W7-W12, 2007
                          8. Kim TK et al: Benign liver masses: imaging with microbubble contrast agents. Ultrasound Q. 22(1):31-9, 2006
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                          KEY FACTS

                          • IMAGING

                            • Benign Lesions vs. Malignancies

                              ADVANTAGES OF LIVER CEUS OVER CT/MR

                              • Liver Lesions

                                BENIGN LESIONS VS. MALIGNANCIES

                                • General Discussion

                                  COMMON BENIGN LESIONS

                                  • Hemangioma

                                    • Focal Nodular Hyperplasia

                                      • Adenoma

                                        • Benign Complex Cyst

                                          • Focal Fat or Focal Sparing

                                            • Inflammatory Lesions in General

                                              • Pyogenic Abscess

                                                • Inflammatory Pseudotumor

                                                  Selected References

                                                  1. Alrashed A et al: Negative predictive value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in differentiating avascular solid-appearing from vascularized masses: a retrospective consecutive study. J Ultrasound Med. ePub, 2018
                                                  2. Liu X et al: Successful integration of contrast-enhanced US into routine abdominal imaging. Radiographics. 38(5):1454-1477, 2018
                                                  3. Burrowes DP et al: Contrast-enhanced US approach to the diagnosis of focal liver masses. Radiographics. 37(5):1388-1400, 2017
                                                  4. Bhayana D et al: Hypervascular liver masses on contrast-enhanced ultrasound: the importance of washout. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 194(4):977-83, 2010
                                                  5. Jang HJ et al: Contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the detection and characterization of liver tumors. Cancer Imaging. 9:96-103, 2009
                                                  6. Kim TK et al: Focal nodular hyperplasia and hepatic adenoma: differentiation with low-mechanical-index contrast-enhanced sonography. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 190(1):58-66, 2008
                                                  7. Wilson SR et al: Enhancement patterns of focal liver masses: discordance between contrast-enhanced sonography and contrast-enhanced CT and MRI. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 189(1):W7-W12, 2007
                                                  8. Kim TK et al: Benign liver masses: imaging with microbubble contrast agents. Ultrasound Q. 22(1):31-9, 2006