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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 685486, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/685486
Case Report

Multiple FNH-Like Lesions in a Patient with Chronic Budd-Chiari Syndrome: Gd-EOB-Enhanced MRI and BR1 CEUS Findings

1Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
2Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel, Schönbeinstrasse 40, 4003 Basel, Switzerland

Received 8 November 2011; Accepted 4 January 2012

Academic Editors: G. Bastarrika, A. Komemushi, and R. Murthy

Copyright © 2012 Caroline Newerla et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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