Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports (ASCR)

Opinion Volume 1 Issue 3

Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Liver Lesions Biopsy EUS LLB is an Alternative Method of Image Guided Biopsy for Suspected Atypical Liver Malignancies

Adeel Urrehman*

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

*Corresponding Author:Adeel Urrehman, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.

Received: March 02, 2020;Published: March 16, 2020

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  Traditionally Transabdominal ultrasound or Computed Tomographic scanning or MRI is used for Image guided targeted liver lesion biopsies when suspected atypical malignancies. Hepatocellular Carcinoma HCC accounts as most common liver primary malignancy and when radiological features raised suspicion of atypical features then biopsy is warranted for confirming diagnosis. Distant metastatic to liver also common with a variety of malignancies as common site of liver deposits that need histological confirmation. Having presence of ascites considered to be contraindication for transabdominal ultrasound guided biopsy of these lesions.

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Citation: Adeel Urrehman. “Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Liver Lesions Biopsy EUS LLB is an Alternative Method of Image Guided Biopsy for Suspected Atypical Liver Malignancies”. Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 1.3 (2020): 17.




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