Advanced Ultrasound in Diagnosis and Therapy ›› 2021, Vol. 5 ›› Issue (2): 98-101.doi: 10.37015/AUDT.2021.200003

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Findings of Fat Containing Hepatocellular Carcinoma on Contrast-enhanced Ultrasound with Sonazoid: A Case Report

Mengna He, MD, PHD, Lu Zhu, MD, Tianan Jiang, MD, PHD*()   

  1. Department of Ultrasound, the First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Zhejiang Province, China
  • Received:2020-01-09 Revised:2020-02-24 Online:2021-06-30 Published:2021-06-28
  • Contact: Tianan Jiang, MD, PHD,


Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) has become more recognized in the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Fat containing HCC often presents as hyper-echoic in gray scale ultrasound and confuses the diagnosis. Here we showed a case of fat containing HCC which was diagnosed by CEUS with Sonazoid, and its histopathologic features, immunohistochemical profile, surgical treatment, patient’s follow up information were also presented.

Key words: Hepatocellular carcinoma; Sonazoid; Contrast agent; Fat-containing