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Melanoma of the liver - MRI scan

Melanoma of the liver - MRI scan

Overview

This upper abdominal MRI scan shows multiple tumors in the liver which have spread (metastasized) from a malignant melanoma in an arm or leg. Note the light circular areas throughout the liver (seen mostly on the left side of the screen).

Review Date 1/21/2020

Updated by: Michael Lehrer, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.