Imaging of Diffuse and Inflammatory Liver Disease

  • Pablo R. Ros


The role of imaging in the detection, characterization, and follow-up of diffuse liver disease has increased due to advances in cross-sectional imaging. Diffuse liver disease is classified classically along pathogenesis into cirrhosis, vascular, congenital, metabolic and storage, and neoplastic. This chapter discusses the last four categories and includes both diffuse and focal inflammatory/infectious diseases. Elsewhere in this syllabus, cirrhosis and vascular diseases are reviewed.


Fatty Change Compute Tomography Appearance Daughter Cyst Amebic Liver Abscess Peliosis Hepatis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pablo R. Ros
    • 1
  1. 1.University Hospitals Case Medical CenterCase Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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