Abdominal Imaging

Abdominal Abscess: Diagnosis, Causes & More

An abdominal abscess is a pocket of pus or infected fluid. When left untreated, it can be life threatening. Image interpretation by an abdominal subspecialty radiologist is crucial to avoid delayed diagnosis.

Pancreatic Pseudocyst: Detection, Diagnosis & More

A pancreatic pseudocyst is a collection of tissue and fluid that forms in or beside the pancreas. Differentiation from a true pancreatic cyst is crucial for proper treatment and management of a pancreatic pseudocyst.

Pancreatic Cyst: Types, Diagnosis & More

Most pancreatic cysts are benign; however, some are precancerous and have the potential to develop into pancreatic cancer. An accurate diagnosis is crucial for determining the best course of treatment.

Peritoneal Cancer: Detection, Diagnosis & More

Primary peritoneal cancer (PPC) is a cancer that develops in the peritoneum - a thin layer of tissue that lines the abdomen. Peritoneal carcinomatosis is cancer that spread to the peritoneum from another part of the body.

Fatty Liver Disease (Hepatosteatosis): Diagnosis, Causes & More

Hepatic steatosis is an accumulation of fat in the liver. Also called fatty liver, it can develop into two types of liver disease: alcoholic hepatic steatosis (alcoholic fatty liver disease) and nonalcoholic hepatic steatosis (nonalcoholic fatty liver disease).

Liver Metastases (Hepatic Metastases)

Also called secondary liver cancer, liver metastases develop when cancer from another part of the body spreads to the liver. In the US and Europe, secondary liver cancer is 18-40 times more common than primary liver cancer (hepatoma).