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Abstract #4037

Focal Hepatic Lesion Detection and Discrimination of Benign Lesions and Malignant Lesions: T2-Weighted Imaging Versus Diffusion-Weighted Imaging

Dal Mo Yang1, Hyun Cheol Kim, Geon-Ho Jahng, Wook Jin

1Radiology, East-West Neo Medical Center, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea

Diffusion-weighted MR imaging may be helpful for detection of malignant hepatic lesions such as hepatocellular carcinoma, metastasis, and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. However, DW imaging has no additional benefit for differentiation of benign hepatic lesions from malignant hepatic lesions compared with T2-weighted imaging..