Case of the month January 2010 Paraumbilical varicosis

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

Clinical information

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

The same patient also has a splenomegaly and splenorenal collaterals

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

Details

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

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System