Focal Nodular Hyperplasia
"Focal Nodular Hyperplasia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Solitary or multiple benign hepatic vascular tumors, usually occurring in women of 20-50 years of age. The nodule, poorly encapsulated, consists of a central stellate fibrous scar and normal liver elements such as HEPATOCYTES, small BILE DUCTS, and KUPFFER CELLS among the intervening fibrous septa. The pale colored central scar represents large blood vessels with hyperplastic fibromuscular layer and narrowing lumen.
|Focal Nodular Hyperplasia
- Focal Nodular Hyperplasia
- Focal Nodular Hyperplasias
- Hyperplasias, Focal Nodular
- Hyperplasia, Focal Nodular
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Focal Nodular Hyperplasia" by people in Profiles.
That liver lesion on MDCT in the oncology patient: is it important? Cancer Imaging. 2012 Sep 28; 12:373-84.
Surgical management of benign tumors of the liver. Int J Gastrointest Cancer. 2001; 30(3):141-6.