Contrast-enhanced ultrasound patterns of hepatocellular adenoma: an Italian multicenter experience

Published on Jun 1, 2019in Journal of Ultrasound
· DOI :10.1007/S40477-018-0322-5
Matteo Garcovich18
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(CUA: The Catholic University of America),
Mariella Faccia2
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(CUA: The Catholic University of America)
+ 13 AuthorsMaurizio Pompili84
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(CUA: The Catholic University of America)
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Purpose Hepatocellular adenoma (HCA) is a rare benign monoclonal neoplasm, recently categorized on genetic and histopathological basis into four subtypes with different biological behaviors. Since contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) is nowadays a well-established technique for liver nodule characterization, the aim of our study was to assess CEUS features of HCAs to identify criteria that correlate with different HCA subtypes as compared to histopathologic examination and other imaging modalities.
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