Education and imaging. Hepatobiliary and pancreatic: peliosis hepatis.

Abstract

Peliosis is a rare disorder characterized by the presence of multiple cystic spaces filled with blood. The liver is the most common site but lesions have also been described in the spleen, bone marrow and abdominal lymph nodes. The size of the cavities is highly variable but may reach up to 3–4 cm. The etiology remains unclear but one possibility is that… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2011.06752.x

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