31 Mar Rationale: Peliosis hepatis (PH) is a rare tumor-like liver lesion composed of multiple blood-filled cavities within the liver parenchyma. It is hard. 21 Jan Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts – nontumor – Peliosis hepatis. ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE. It is important to recognize the imaging characteristics of peliosis hepatis because peliotic lesions may mimic several different types of.

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Pathology Outlines – Peliosis hepatis

The etiology of PH remains unclear. It is hard to differentiate PH from other liver lesions by imaging, such as carcinoma, metastases, or abscess.

Finally, after the signing of a written informed consent, an ultrasound-guided liver biopsy was performed. Following contrast administration, there is usually globular centrifugal more common or centripetal arterial enhancement with no washout, the lesion remaining slightly hyperattenuating compared to surrounding liver on portal venous phase 1.

Eventually, the patient chose surgical hpeatica to remove the hepatic neoplasm. Liver biopsy remains the most reliable method in the diagnosis of PH, though it is an invasive manipulation, carrying the risk of bleeding. Typical PH with mild hepatic fibrosis was recognized by histopathology Fig.

Peliosis and gummatous syphilis of the liver: Peliosis hepatis PH is a rare tumor-like liver lesion composed of multiple blood-filled cavities within the liver parenchyma. It could occur in any age, but is more common in adults. Peliosis hepatis disseminated rapidly throughout the liver in a patient with prostate cancer: Reported data showed that PH might be associated with numerous causes, such as cytotoxic drug, gamma-ray, bacterial or viral infection, immunodeficiency, and so on.

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From Wikipedia, the free hspatica. Appearance on pre-contrast CT is variable, depending on liver density, but is usually of multiple hypoattenuating lesions of variable size. J Pediatr Surg ; Accessed Peliosjs 9th, About Blog Go ad-free. Articles from Medicine are provided here courtesy of Wolters Kluwer Health. J Crohn’s Colitis ; 5: However, the hepatic lesions were still a mystery. The patient had no history of liver disease, tumor, or any drug-taken.

Hepatic peliosis bacillary angiomatosis in AIDS: A rare clinical entity misdiagnosed as a tumor: The results of physical examination and laboratory tests were normal, except for an increase of CEA level from 6.

Peliosis hepatis

The diagnosis of acute cholecystitis was evidenced by a 3-week effective anti-infection treatment with disappeared symptoms and decreased liver functions. The results of the histopathology in 2 cases both demonstrated multiple sinusoidal dilatations together with blood-filled cystic spaces, which might support this hypothesis Figs. Anatomical pathology Diseases of liver.

Diseases of the digestive system primarily K20—K93— Typically, there are multiple lesions, ranging from a few large lesions to innumerable small lesions. Peliosis hepatis due to disseminated tuberculosis in a patient with AIDS. Published online Mar Case 2 A year-old man came into our clinic due to a liver lesion in the right lobe found during his routine annual check-up.


Their hepatic lesions were found coincidently by imaging during the evaluation for other disease or medical check-up.

Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: Unfortunately, appearances are nonspecific with variable enhancement patterns. Please review our privacy policy. Hydatid cyst Peliksis Hippel—Lindau disease Tuberous sclerosis.

Biliary hamartomas Caroli disease Choledochal cysts Bile duct hamartoma. Autopsy shows several findings, including a liver studded with numerous blood filled lakes.

Peliosis hepatis: 2 case reports of a rare liver disorder and its differential diagnosis

Multiple blood filled cysts in liver, with several potential causes. Published by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. The authors have declared that no conflict of interest exists.

Peliosis hepatis PH is a rare condition characterized by tumor-like liver lesions composed of multiple blood-filled cavities.

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Blood filled hepatic spaces of various sizes, usually discovered by radiology or at autopsy Several possible etiologies, including Bartonella henselae or B. Hepatocellular carcinoma HCCliver abscess, or liver benign tumors should be differentiated.

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. Reported cases described the common concomitant manifestations of PH including hepatomegaly, ascites, portal hepatlca, cholestasis, and even hepatic failure.