Case 171:   Steatosis / Steatohepatitis

Diagnostic Category:

Clinical Presentation:

57 year old man with acute hepatitis.

CT: Severe, with focal pericaval predominance

Imaging Findings:

Severe steatosis: intrahepatic vessels on the unenhanced image are denser than hepatic parenchyma. Note significantly hypodense parenchyma throughout all contrast phases with barely perceptible parenchymal enhancement and with focal pericaval predominance.