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1

What benign hepatic lesion has an US appearance of hyperechoic with increased through transmission?

Hemangioma

2

What benign hepatic lesion has a CT appearance of peripheral nodular discontinuous enhancement?

Hemangioma

3

What is the MR characteristic of a hepatic hemangioma?

T2 bright

4

Hemangiomas are commonly found in cirrhotic livers, true or false?

false. hemangiomas are rare in cirrhotics.

5

What is Kasabach-Merritt?

The sequestration of platelets in a giant cavernous hemangioma?

6

What is the ultrasound appearance of focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH)?

spoke wheel

7

What is the CT appearance of FNH?

homogenous arterial enhancement

8

What are the MRI characteristics of focal nodular hyperplasia?

"Stealth lesion - iso on T1 and T2"

9

A hepatic lesion with a central scar, describes what benign tumor?

Focal nodular hyperplasia.

10

What are the MRI characteristics of a benign hepatic adenoma?

Fat containing on in/out of phase.

11

What benign hepatic lesion is associated with OCP use?

Hepatic adenoma

12

In addition to OCP use, hepatic adenomas are associated with which congenital diseases?

Glycogen storage disease.

13

What complications can be seen with benign hepatic adenomas?

They can bleed

14

What are the US characteristics of a hepatic angiomyolipoma?

hyperechoic

15

What CT characteristic is associated with a hepatic AML?

Gross fat

16

What are the MRI characteristics of a hepatic AML?

T1 and T2 bright.

17

What percentage of hepatic AMLs have fat?

only 50%, as opposed to renal AMLs which almost always have macroscopic fat.

18

What disease is associated with hepatic AMLs?

Tuberous sclerosis.