Hepatic failure in a rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma of the liver: failure of embolotherapy

@article{Zenzen2009HepaticFI,
  title={Hepatic failure in a rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma of the liver: failure of embolotherapy},
  author={Wendy Zenzen and Antonio R. Perez-Atayde and Scott A. Elisofon and Heung Bae Kim and Ahmad Ibrahim Alomari},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={39},
  pages={1118-1123}
}
We report the clinical course, imaging findings, and management of a rare case of rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma of the liver in a newborn girl. The baby presented with severe progressive hepatic dysfunction and cardiomegaly. Multimodality imaging demonstrated a large hypervascular solitary hepatic mass with marked transhepatic shunting, consistent with rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma. Because medical therapy failed, transarterial and transvenous embolization was performed… CONTINUE READING