Case of the month January 2010 Paraumbilical varicosis

Paraumbilical varicosis in a patient with liver cirrhosis and a paraumbilical vein

Clinical Info

Palpable mass near the umbilicus in a patient with liver cirrhosis

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Paraumbilical varicosis in a patient with liver cirrhosis and a paraumbilical vein

Paraumbilical varicosis
Paraumbilical varicosis
Paraumbilical varicosis
Paraumbilical varicosis
Paraumbilical varicosis
Paraumbilical varicosis
Paraumbilical varicosis
Paraumbilical varicosis
Paraumbilical vein longitudinal
Paraumbilical vein longitudinal
Paraumbilical vein transverse
Paraumbilical vein transverse
Paraumbilical vein and liver transverse
Paraumbilical vein and liver transverse
Liver cirrhosis
Liver cirrhosis

The same patient also has a splenomegaly and splenorenal collaterals

17 cm. large spleen
17 cm. large spleen
Splenorenal collateral mimicking a cortical cyst
Splenorenal collateral mimicking a cortical cyst
Splenorenal collateral
Splenorenal collateral
Splenorenal collateral
Splenorenal collateral

The same patient a few months later after he has developed ascites

Paraumbilical vein longitudinal
Paraumbilical vein longitudinal
Paraumbilical vein transverse
Paraumbilical vein transverse
Paraumbilical vein longitudinal
Paraumbilical vein longitudinal
Liver cirrhosis and ascites
Liver cirrhosis and ascites

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 71
  • Body part: Liver and abdominal wall

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System