Thread-and-Streak Sign

A term referring to the appearance of convoluted linear streaks arising in a vascularised tumour thrombus in a portal vein blocked by invasive tumour growth as seen on angiography, CT or MR in hepatocellular carcinoma (hepatoma) or in the corresponding vein in renal cell carcinoma
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