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Solid and Cystic Masses and Mass-Like Lesions of the Liver, Bile Ducts, and Pancreas

  • Jeanne S. Chow
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Abstract

This chapter focuses on the imaging of masses and mass-like entities of the upper abdomen arising from the liver, bile ducts, and pancreas. Radiologists play the crucial role in first discovering these masses, determining their site of origin, and providing the differential diagnosis. Masses in adults are different than those in children, and some masses arising from the biliary tree, liver, and pancreas even may be diagnosed prenatally.

Keywords

Pancreatic Duct Biliary Atresia Biliary Tree Choledochal Cyst Focal Nodular Hyperplasia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeanne S. Chow
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  1. 1.Departments of Urology and RadiologyBoston Children’s HospitalBostonUSA

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