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A previously fit man presented with breathlessness. Chest radiography showed right lower lobe density. Liver function tests, coagulation studies and alphafetoprotein levels were unremarkable. The patient’s breathlessness self-resolved, but chest–abdomen–pelvis CT performed to exclude malignancy revealed multiple hypodense liver lesions concerning for metastases (figure 1). Ultrasound-guided percutaneous liver biopsy targeting these lesions was successfully carried out. Histology showed fatty change but no evidence of malignancy. To avoid the possibility of sampling …
Contributors MW examined the patient and conceived the idea for the case report. JH-EK wrote the first draft of the manuscript. MW, JH-EK and JS-YW reviewed and amended the manuscript.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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