Journal of Radiology Case Reports, Vol 5, No 2 (2011)

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Alcohol sclerosis of a giant liver cyst following failed deroofings

Alcohol sclerosis of a giant liver cyst following failed deroofings

Adib Raphael Karam, Caitlin Connolly, Urvi Fulwadhva, Sarwat Hussain

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Abstract


Percutaneous alcohol sclerotherapy for simple liver cysts is an established and safe procedure. We report alcohol ablation of a very large (5.5 liters) liver cyst that had failed laparoscopic deroofing procedures twice. The cyst responded to multisession alcohol sclerotherapy.

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