TITLE

THE TRIAD SYNDROME INHERENT TO CALCIFIED CAVERNOUS HEMANGIOMA OF THE LIVER

AUTHOR(S)
Plachta, Aaron
PUB. DATE
October 1965
SOURCE
Angiology;Oct1965, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p594
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An additional example of calcified cavernous hemangioma of the liver, a rare disease confined to a hypertensive woman, presenting the clinical triad composed of: (1) hypertension, (chiefly in women); (2) hepatomegaly of stony consistency, (simulating primary or metastatic cancer); (3) characteristic roentgen calcification in the region of the liver with a tendency to radiating trabeculations from a common center toward the periphery, is described. To date the additional case report brings the total to 15 known cases of calcified cavernous hemangioma of the liver, exhibiting the author's clinical syndrome, supporting beyond doubt the contention of the existing clinical triad.
ACCESSION #
16369496

 

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