Journal of Korean Society of Medical Ultrasound 1997;16(1): 25-27.
Penetration of Hepatic Veins Through the Hepatic Neoplasms : Report of Three Cases.
Hyo Jun Kang, Taik Kun Kim, Tae Hyung Kim, Cheol Min Park, In Ho Cha
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, College of Medicine, Korea University, Korea.
  Published online: January 1, 2001.
The undisturbed passings of vessels through an area of abnormal hepatic attenuation on CT or an area of abnormal echogenicity on ultrasound suggests the benign focal fatty infiltration. In the malignant hepatic tumor, the vessels through the tumors are usually disturbed. We recently experienced three cases of malignant hepatic tumors (1 hepatocelluar carcinoma and 2 metastatic adenocarcinomas) showing patent hepatic vein passing through the mass lesion.
Keywords: Liver. CT; Liver. US studies; Liver. neoplasms
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