Radiology Notes

My notes during radiology residency, fellowship, and beyond…

Liver Infections

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Pyogenic Abscess

  • seeding from appendicitis, diverticulitis, cholecystitis, cholangitis, endocarditis
  • complex fluid collections
  • pic

Fungal Abscess

  • immunocompromised patients
  • Candida
  • “wheel within a wheel” appearance, target lesion
  • pic

Granulomatous Disease

  • Pneumocystits carinii in AIDS patients, MAI, CMV
  • multiple echogenic foci throughout the liver


  • Echinococcal hydatid cyst
  • Amebic
  • Schistosomiasis
  • variable cystic appearances, daughter cysts, calcifications
  • pic

Written by lmwong

September 20, 2008 at 3:05 am

Posted in cystic, differential, gi, liver

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