Indian Journal of Radiology Indian Journal of Radiology  

   Login   | Users online: 2678

Home Bookmark this page Print this page Email this page Small font sizeDefault font size Increase font size     

 

GI RADIOLOGY Table of Contents   
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 54-57
CT scan diagnosis of hepatic adenoma in a case of von Gierke disease


Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging Sciences, Dr. Vaishampaiyan Memorial Government Medical College (VM GMC), Solapur, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Bipin Valchandji Daga
N/53, Nath Regency, Rupa Bhavani Temple Road, Solapur - 413 002, Maharashtra
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.95405

Rights and Permissions

Hepatic adenoma is a well-defined, benign, solitary tumor of the liver. In individuals with glycogen storage disease I, adenoma tends to occur at a relatively younger age and can be multiple (adenomatosis). Imaging plays a pivotal role in diagnosing hepatic adenoma and in differentiating adenoma from other focal hepatic lesions. Especially in patients with von Gierke disease, in addition to the associated hepatomegaly caused by steatohepatitis and the diffusely reduced attenuation of the liver parenchyma seen on CT, there may be more than one hepatic adenoma in up to 40% of patients. Malignant degeneration of hepatic adenoma into hepatocellular carcinoma can occur and hence imaging is important for prompt diagnosis of adenoma and its complications. In this case report, we present a case of liver adenoma diagnosed by CT scan in a patient with von Gierke disease.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
  Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
  Reader Comments
  Email Alert *
  Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed3652    
    Printed72    
    Emailed1    
    PDF Downloaded254    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 2    

Recommend this journal