A rare coexistence of a multicentric hepatic hemangioendothelioma with a large brain hemangioma in a preterm infant

Pediatr Radiol. 1994;24(2):141-2. doi: 10.1007/BF02020175.


A preterm infant with a rare association of a multicentric hepatic hemangioendothelioma (MHH) and a large brain hemangioma is described. The imaging investigations and their findings are discussed. It is recommended that whole-body radionuclide imaging with 99mTc-labeled red blood cells is employed immediately following ultrasonography to confirm the suspected diagnosis of MHH and to detect other unsuspected hemangiomas.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Brain Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging
  • Brain Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Erythrocytes
  • Female
  • Hemangioendothelioma / diagnostic imaging
  • Hemangioendothelioma / pathology*
  • Hemangioma / diagnostic imaging
  • Hemangioma / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant, Premature, Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Liver Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging
  • Liver Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / diagnostic imaging
  • Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / pathology*
  • Radionuclide Imaging
  • Technetium
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed


  • Technetium