Abdominal Imaging

Focal Nodular Hyperplasia Liver Lesions

Focal nodular hyperplasia liver lesions are the second most common benign liver lesion. While usually nonthreatening, differentiating focal nodular hyperplasia lesions from other liver tumors can be very difficult.

Hepatic Adenoma Liver Lesions

Hepatic adenomas are benign epithelial liver lesions. Although rare, they run the risk of malignant transformation, spontaneous hemorrhage, and rupture. Hepatic adenoma liver lesions can also be difficult to differentiate from other liver lesions, and can be mistaken for liver cancer.

Hemangioma Liver Lesions

Hemangioma liver lesions are noncancerous, abnormal masses of tangled blood vessels found in the liver. While hemangioma liver lesions themselves do not pose a threat, they do present a diagnostic challenge.

Liver Lesions: Types, Causes, Diagnosis & More

Liver lesions are groups of abnormal cells or tissues. Also referred to as a liver mass or tumor, liver lesions can be either benign or malignant. Benign liver lesions are very common and are generally not a cause for concern. Malignant liver lesions, however, require intervention and treatment.

Radiologist Spotlight: Dr. Richard Semelka, Former Vice Chairman of Radiology at UNC, Reveals the Latest in Abdominal MR

Former Vice Chairman of Radiology at UNC, Dr. Richard Semelka, discusses the challenges in diagnosing diseases with MR and reveals how imaging centers can overcome them.