Study sets, textbooks, questions
Upgrade to remove ads
Terms in this set (32)
RUQ pain, along with _______ and _________ suggests malignancy.
What are the lobes of the liver?
The right lobe is divided into __________ and ___________ segments.
The left lobe is divided into ___________ and ______________ segments.
Color doppler reveals ___________ in cysts.
absence of flow
_________ are the most common benign tumors of the liver.
Are hemangiomas more common in women or men?
Are hemangiomas usually hyper or hypoechoic?
Hyperechoic (with enhancemnet)
What is the second most common benign liver mass?
Focal Nodular Hyperplasia
What is FNH?
A hyperplastic area of normal liver cells that is associated with congenital vascular malformatiion.
What is the distinguishing feature of FNH?
Central stellate scar
what is believed to play a role in development of FNH?
There is a clear relationship between birth control use and _______________.
HCA has also been associated with ___________.
Type I Glycogen storage disease (Von Gierke's)
What is the best treatment for HCA and why?
because of its tendency to develop into HCC & other complications.
An association is found between lipomas, ______________, & _______________.
Are lipomas hyper or hypoechoic?
What is a distinguishing feature of lipomas?
propagation speed artifact
What are the 5 benign lesions of the liver?
What are other less common benign neoplasms of the liver?
nodular regenerative hyperplasia
What is the most common primary malignant neoplasm of the liver?
What are some risk factors of HCC?
Hepatitis B & C
Is HCC more common in men or women?
Patients may have elevated _________ with HCC.
An HCC tumor may invade _____________ or _______________.
Hepatic veins (Budd-Chiari)
Portal venous system
What is the most common malignant liver tumor?
The liver is the ________ most common site of metastatic disease.
What are some common primary carcinomas that metastasize to the liver?
Are multiple lesions or solitary masses more common with METS?
What is frequently seen surrounding a METS lesion?
What are some other malignant liver neoplasms?
What is the most definitive method of tumor diagnosis?
Sets found in the same folder
Sets with similar terms
Abd Ultrasound - Liver Pathology Review
Liver - Ultrasound Abdomen Review
Other sets by this creator