Case 78:   Hemangioma

Diagnostic Category:

Clinical Presentation:

69 year old man with liver lesion found on initial staging CT for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus.

CT: Typical cavernous hemangioma, with hypervascular perfusion anomaly

Imaging Findings:

CT shows typical cavernous hemangioma with peripheral nodular discontinuous enhancement, which parallels blood pool enhancement on all four phases (compare to enhancement of the aorta). Arterial subsegmental hypervascular perfusion of liver parenchyma distal to the hemangioma.