Pediatric Hepatocelluar Carcinoma

  • Etiology: no history of cirrhosis, viral hepatitis or alcohol abuse
  • Imaging: no cirrhosis, calcification in 70%
  • MRI: central scar (T1+T2 hypointense) with radiating fibrous septae
  • Clinical: seen in adolescents + young adults who do not have AFP elevation

Radiology Cases of Hepatocelluar Carcinoma

US of hepatocellular carcinoma
Sagittal US of the liver shows it to be enlarged and multinodular in appearance.