Imaging of hepatic hemangioma: from A to Z

Giuseppe Mamone, Ambra Di Piazza, Vincenzo Carollo, Christine Cannataci, Kelvin Cortis, Tommaso Vincenzo Bartolotta, Roberto Miraglia

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The hemangioma is the most common solid lesion of the liver. Therefore, radiologists must know the typical and atypical imaging findings of this lesion in order to reach a correct diagnosis and avoid diagnostic errors. However, only few papers have comprehensively described the entire spectrum of atypical and uncommon imaging features. In this updated review, we provide the imaging features of hepatic hemangioma, in both typical and atypical forms, as well as its association with abnormalities in the adjacent hepatic parenchyma and other hepatic lesions, and its complications.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAbdominal Radiology
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2019


  • Atypical
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Hepatic hemangioma
  • Imaging
  • Magnetic resonance (MR)
  • Ultrasound (US)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology
  • Urology


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