Imaging findings of liver involvement of Wilson's disease


AKHAN O. , AKPINAR E. , KARÇAALTINCABA M. , HALİLOĞLU M. , AKATA D. , KARAOSMANOĞLU A. D. , ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.69, no.1, pp.147-155, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2007.09.029
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.147-155

Abstract

Purpose: The major purpose of this paper is to outline and correlate US, CT and MR imaging findings of liver in patients with Wilson's disease. Materials and methods: Twenty-eight patients (10 male, 18 female, median age 16) with Wilson's disease were examined with US, CT and MR[. Liver echogenicity, echo pattern, contour irregularity, periportal thickness, perihepatic fat layer thickness, the presence of focal parenchymal lesion, and other associated findings were recorded by US in every patient. CT and MR] were done in 20 and 12 patients, respectively.