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2013-11-03 08:21:19

Presented: November 4, 2013 -- Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Although very rare, the use of oral contraceptive can lead to benign tumors in the liver. The tumors, known as hepatocellular adenomas, can become malignant. It is, however, difficult for physicians to assess the risk of these tumors becoming malignant. The study's researchers examined and classified data from 250 patients with hepatocellular adenomas. They...

2009-10-19 11:50:27

Focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) is a lesion found in an otherwise normal liver, and is considered to be parenchyma overgrowth responsive to increased blood flow secondary to vascular malformations. While its clinical outcomes are believed to be different from hepatocellular adenoma and carcinoma, its pathogenesis is largely unclear and its distinction from hepatocellular adenoma is sometimes difficult. A research article to be published on October 7, 2009 in the World Journal of...