Posted on Jun 14, 2019
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.
Posted on Jun 07, 2019
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.
Posted on May 24, 2019
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.
Posted on May 21, 2019
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).
Posted on May 20, 2019
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).