54. Cavernous hemangioma of the liver

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Organ: Liver


Two sections of a liver can be seen. Both sections contain a dark purplish area and a brownish area.

Diagnosis: Cavernous haemangioma of the liver


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The brownish parts show the normal liver parenchyme.

The dark purplish parts show the haemangioma. It’s purplish because it contains blood.

See the histology slide for more theory.

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