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HPB Surgery
Volume 2009, Article ID 473591, 3 pages
Case Report

Sclerosing Haemangiomas of the Liver: Two Cases of Mistaken Identity

Department of Hepatobiliary and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 28 Woodville Road, Adelaide, SA 5011, Australia

Received 4 May 2009; Revised 26 August 2009; Accepted 9 November 2009

Academic Editor: Hobart W. Harris

Copyright © 2009 C. Lauder 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.


We describe two cases where patients undergoing hepatic resection for metastatic disease of colorectal origin were found to have concomitant sclerosing haemangiomas. The typical radiological and histological appearances of these lesions are discussed.