Q) All are true about hydatid cyst except?
a) Liver is the commonest site followed by lung
b) Most commonly presents as painless abdominal mass
c) Anaphylaxis can occur if there is spillage during surgery
d) Dog is the definitive host
Q) True about management of hemangioma liver
a) All hemangioma more than 10 cm should be resected
b) OCPs and pregnancy should be avoided in young females as there is risk of rupture
c) Arterial embolization should be routinely done in large hemangiomas
d) If surgery is decided hemangioma located at the periphery should be enucleated
a) Alpha feto protein should be done 6 monthly
b) Ultrasound abdomen should be done 6 monthly
c) Candidates for liver transplant should be screened every 3 months
d) Nodules more than 2 cm should be followed up more regularly
In a cirrhotic liver tumors can develop any time and a stringent screening protocol has to be followed. Earlier ultrasound of liver and alpha feto protein were both used as tumor markers. However in 2009 Marrero et al demonstrated the suboptimal accuracy of AFP and after that it has been removed from the screening protocol and now only ultrasound is being done.
The screening recommendation is not for those patients with severe Read More ...