CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology 2022; 05(03): 209-212
DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-1749673
Case Report

An Unusual Presentation of Primary Hepatic Lymphoma

Pavan BS
1   Department of Radiodiagnosis, Lady Hardinge Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
Nishat Amina
1   Department of Radiodiagnosis, Lady Hardinge Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
Rama Anand
1   Department of Radiodiagnosis, Lady Hardinge Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
O.P Pathania
2   Department of Surgery, Lady Hardinge Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
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Primary hepatic lymphoma (PHL) is a rare disease that usually manifests as a heterogenous solitary intrahepatic mass, multiple lesions or a diffuse infiltrative form. PHL presenting as a small focal area of hepatic involvement and a large predominant extrahepatic component is uncommon. We report a histopathologically proven case of primary hepatic lymphoma that caused significant diagnostic dilemma on contrast-enhanced computed tomography due to its unusual imaging appearance as a hypo-enhancing intra-abdominal solid mass with relatively small area of hepatic parenchymal involvement and a large exophytic component.

Publication History

Article published online:
15 August 2022

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