Cysts and abscesses

Pitfall patient with adult polycystic disease with an enlarged left liver lobe with cysts cranial of the spleen that can be mistaken for splenic cysts

Clinical Info

Control examination in a patient with polycystic liver and kidney disease

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Pitfall patient with adult polycystic disease with an enlarged left liver lobe with cysts cranial of the spleen that can be mistaken for splenic cysts

Left liver lobe with cysts cranial of the spleen mimicking splenic cysts
Left liver lobe with cysts cranial of the spleen mimicking splenic cysts
Left liver lobe with cysts cranial of the spleen mimicking splenic cysts
Left liver lobe with cysts cranial of the spleen mimicking splenic cysts
Left liver lobe with cysts cranial of the spleen mimicking splenic cysts
Left liver lobe with cysts cranial of the spleen mimicking splenic cysts
Left liver lobe with cysts cranial of the spleen mimicking splenic cysts
Left liver lobe with cysts cranial of the spleen mimicking splenic cysts
Polycystic liver
Polycystic liver
Polycystic liver
Polycystic liver

The same patient with extended harmonics shows better differentation between the normal spleen and left liver lobe with cysts

Normal spleen and left liver lobe with cysts
Normal spleen and left liver lobe with cysts
Normal spleen and left liver lobe with cysts
Normal spleen and left liver lobe with cysts
Normal spleen and left liver lobe with cysts
Normal spleen and left liver lobe with cysts
Normal spleen and left liver lobe with cysts
Normal spleen and left liver lobe with cysts

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 49
  • Body part: Liver and spleen

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System