Liver hemangioma complicated by obstructive jaundice

Am J Surg. 2008 Sep;196(3):e3-4. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2007.08.069. Epub 2008 Jun 2.


This report describes a liver hemangioma causing obstructive jaundice, an extremely rare condition that has been reported on 3 previous occasions. A hemangioma can compress the major bile ducts and require partial hepatectomy for a successful outcome.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Hemangioma, Cavernous / complications*
  • Hemangioma, Cavernous / surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Humans
  • Jaundice, Obstructive / etiology*
  • Liver Neoplasms / complications*
  • Liver Neoplasms / surgery