Case 335: Hemosiderosis

Diagnostic Category:

Clinical Presentation:

54 year old woman with myelodysplastic syndrome.

CT: Focal fatty replacement

Imaging Findings:

Axial CT image of the liver shows a focal hypodense region adjacent to the falciform ligament with so-called geographic demarcation, representing typical focal fatty replacement.

Note that iron overload is not appreciated on his contrast enhanced CT, as iron overload is often not even appreciated on unenhanced CT neither.