It is possible that a cancerous tumor look like a hepatic hemangioma?

Depends on Test. An ultrasound may not be able to distinguish between the two; however, a ct or MRI performed specifically looking for a hemangioma, can usually easily tell the difference.

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Could a cancerous tumor look like a hepatic hemangioma?

Yes it can. Hemangiomas in the liver are a fairly common finding on the ct scans. They can mimic a cancer. So it takes some effort for the radiologist to make a distinction, but it can be separated by the team of oncologist and radiologist working together and consulting each other. Read more...

Docs, could a cancerous tumor look like a hepatic hemangioma?

Yes. A metastatic lesion to the liver can look like a hemangioma. This is easily resolved with a vascular scan, an arteriogram or a PET which can rule in or out the question of malignancy is this is a major concern to the radiologist. Read more...