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Focal fat deposition developed in the segment IV of the liver following gastrectomy mimicking a hepatic metastasis : two case reports

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 위절제술 후에 간의 제4분절에서 발생한 간전이를 닮은 국소 지방 침윤: 두 증례 보고 
 Beomseok Sohn  ;  Joon Seok Lim  ;  Woo Jin Hyung  ;  Myeong-Jin Kim  ;  Ki Whang Kim 
 Journal of the Korean Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (대한임상신경생리학회지), Vol.67(4) : 257-261, 2012 
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Journal of the Korean Society for Clinical Neurophysiology(대한임상신경생리학회지)
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Aberrant Right Gastric Vein ; Focal Fat Deposition ; Gastrectomy ; Gastric Cancer
We present two cases of focal fat deposition developed at the posterior area of the segment IV in the liver, following gastrectomy in patients with gastric cancer. There was no focal lesion in this area of the liver at preoperative computed tomography (CT) in both cases, and the aberrant right gastric vein (ARGV) was found on the retrospective review of this CT. After gastrectomy, a focal, low-attenuating lesion was developed in this area on a follow-up CT in both cases, which was confirmed as a focal fat deposition, by other imaging studies. In addition to its typical imaging findings, confirmation of the presence of the ARGV also supported this lesion to be a focal fat deposition. Furthermore, understanding of our cases may be of help to prevent us from unnecessary invasive procedures, such as liver biopsy.
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Kim, Ki Whang(김기황)
Kim, Myeong Jin(김명진) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7949-5402
Sohn, Beomseok(손범석) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6765-8056
Lim, Joon Seok(임준석) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0334-5042
Hyung, Woo Jin(형우진) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8593-9214
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