Hepatic adenoma: MR appearance mimicking focal nodular hyperplasia.


Journal Article

A hepatic adenoma (HA) nearly isointense to normal liver on short and long repetition and echo time spin echo pulse sequences is presented. Contrary to previous expectations, the case shows that a single hepatic mass with these signal characteristics on magnetic resonance without a scar may represent either HA or focal nodular hyperplasia.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Nokes, SR; Baker, ME; Spritzer, CE; Meyers, W; Herfkens, RJ

Published Date

  • September 1988

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 885 - 887

PubMed ID

  • 2844864

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2844864

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0363-8715


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States