Case Report

Multimodality imaging and interventional management of a complex congenital vascular malformation

Aadil Ahmed
South African Journal of Radiology | Vol 14, No 2 | a423 | DOI: | © 2010 Aadil Ahmed | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 24 February 2010 | Published: 07 June 2010

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Aadil Ahmed, Radiologist at Visser, Erasmus, Vawda and Partners. Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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Hepatic vascular lesions are not an uncommon finding in children, and represent the most common benign liver tumours to present in infancy. We present a case of a complex vascular malformation with an intrahepatic component suggestive of a venous/arteriovenous malformation as well as a large extrahepatic lesion. The extrahepatic mass was present in both sub- and supra-diaphragmatic locations ,with features of a congenital haemangioma.

In view of the clinical presentation and different imaging appearances, this case was felt to be interesting in its radiological workup, management and eventual unusual pathology.


Vascular Malformations, Interventional Radiology


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