Bright dot sign (atypical liver hemangioma)

The bright dot sign refers to the presence of a bright dot within a lesion which remains hyperattenuating on arterial and portal venous phase CT, corresponding to early nodular enhancement seen on dynamic MRI of liver hemangioma

This can be used as an indicator that the lesion in question is a hemangioma (and not a metastasis). Dynamic MRI should be confirmatory.

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rID: 18355
Section: Signs
Tag: refs, stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Bright dot sign in atypical haemangioma of the liver
  • Bright dot sign

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