Iranian Journal of Radiology

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A Hepatic Cyst Complicated by Hemorrhage with Secondary Revascularization Mimicking Mucin-Producing Cystic Neoplasm: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlations

Ji Soo Song 1 , Jae Do Yang 2 and Woo Sung Moon 3 , *
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1 Department of Radiology, Chonbuk National University Medical School and Hospital, Research Institute of Clinical Medicine of Chonbuk National University, Biomedical Research Institute of Chonbuk National University Hospital, Jeonju, Korea
2 Department of Surgery, Chonbuk National University Medical School and Hospital, Jeonju, Korea
3 Department of Pathology, Chonbuk National University Medical School, and Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Jeonju, Korea
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: April 2018, 15 (2); e12992
  • Published Online: March 10, 2018
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: May 11, 2017
  • Revised: July 31, 2017
  • Accepted: January 23, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.12992

To Cite: Song J S, Do Yang J, Sung Moon W. A Hepatic Cyst Complicated by Hemorrhage with Secondary Revascularization Mimicking Mucin-Producing Cystic Neoplasm: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlations, Iran J Radiol. 2018 ; 15(2):e12992. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.12992.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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