February 2016

There is an abnormal calcified mass in the liver hilum

Clinical Info

This very young patient has a large palpable abdominal mass.

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Abnormal calcified mass in the liver hilum

There is an abnormal calcified mass in the liver hilum
There is an abnormal calcified mass in the liver hilum
The calcifications are part of a larger mass
The calcifications are part of a larger mass
The mass is part of a larger retroperitoneal mass
The mass is part of a larger retroperitoneal mass
The mass extend around the great vessels
The mass extend around the great vessels
The mass extends below the liver and has multiple calcifications
The mass extends below the liver and has multiple calcifications
The mass extends towards the renal hilum
The mass extends towards the renal hilum

Conclusion

A large retroperitoneal extending mass with calcifications is always suspicious of a neuroblastoma therefore the child was referred to a pediatric oncological centre where the diagnosis neuroblastoma was confirmed.


Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 2

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System