Marla R. Hersh, MD, From the Department of Radiology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, Fla.

November 27, 2001

Case Description

Fig 1 shows a computed tomography (CT) scan of a 22-year-old woman with a history of adenocarcinoma of the cervix. Five months prior to the study, she had undergone a radical hysterectomy followed by adjuvant radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

CT scan of the liver showing a well-marginated hypodensity at the anterior medial segment of the left lobe of the liver (arrow).

Fig 2 shows a CT scan 3 months later.

CT scan 3 months later showing an increase in size of the lesion (arrow).

The most likely diagnosis is:

  1. metastatic disease

  2. focal fatty infiltration

  3. hemangioma

  4. liver cyst

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