Imaging of Diffuse and Inflammatory Liver Diseases

  • Pablo R. Ros
  • Rendon C. Nelson


The category of diffuse liver diseases includes a variety of disorders that typically involve the liver in a non-focal fashion. It is important to note, however, that even within this group there may be focal abnormalities, representing unusual expression of a disease that typically has a diffuse manifestation. At the same time there may be focal neoplasms, some of which are benign and others malignant. With recent advances in cross sectional imaging, the detection, characterization, and follow-up of diffuse liver disease has been greatly facilitated.


Hepatic Vein Portal Vein Thrombosis Caudate Lobe Amebic Liver Abscess Peliosis Hepatis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pablo R. Ros
    • 1
  • Rendon C. Nelson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospitals Health System, Case Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyDuke UniversityDurhamUSA

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