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).
Update Date 5/5/2014
Updated by: Richard J. Moskowitz, MD, dermatologist in private practice, Mineola, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.