The Central Scar: Pathophysiology and Imaging Features

Khaled M. Elsayes, Christine M. Peterson, Christine O. Menias

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The central scar is a relatively uncommon radiologic finding. However, when present, it is a highly useful imaging feature which may suggest a specific diagnosis in patients with renal, hepatic, or pancreatic masses of unknown etiology. This pictorial review will serve to illustrate the computed tomography, magnetic resonance, and ultrasonographic imaging features of abdominal neoplasms associated with a central scar.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)247-257
Number of pages11
JournalCurrent Problems in Diagnostic Radiology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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