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Focal nodular hyperplasia and hepatic adenoma: A Review

Javier Lizardi-Cervera, Lorena Cuéllar-Gamboa, Daniel Motola-Kuba

Abstract

Focal Nodular Hyperplasia (FNH) and Hepatic Adenoma (HA) are a benign tumors of the liver. The association with the use of oral contraception in women in middle age has been mentioned. This benign liver tumors are relatively rare lesions and are usually unrelated to subjective symptoms. They are increasingly being diagnosed as a result of the widespread use of ultrasound, computed tomography and magnetic resonance in the evaluation of patients with non-specific abdominal symptoms.

Key words. Focal nodular hyperplasia, hepatic adenoma, benign liver tumors

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The Official Journal of the Mexican Association of Hepatology, the Latin-American Association for the Study of the Liver and the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver

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