World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports Volume No 6

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A case report of Hibernoma focusing on ultrasonographic analysis

Nobumasa Matsumura, Norifumi Naka, Shinji Hirabayashi, Satoshi Takenaka, Kenichirou Hamada and Hideki Yoshikawa
World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports 2013, 2:2

Abstract

Hibernoma is a very rare benign tumor. Previous reports had already revealed the CT, MRI, angiography and the pathological findings about Hibernoma, but few described the ultrasonographic findings of Hibernoma. We present here the characteristic images of Hibernoma using ultrasonographic method compared to the MRI studies. Understanding of ultrasonographic images of Hibernoma showing hypervascularity in the periphery may be useful in making differential diagnosis of the soft tissue mass.




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