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Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts-nontumor

Vascular disorders

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia


Reviewers: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 15 May 2012, last major update May 2012
Copyright: (c) 2004-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Also called Osler-Weber-Rendu disease

Micro description
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● Thin-walled portal vessels may extend into parenchyma and become associated with fibrosis
● Intrahepatic hypervascularization, enlarged common hepatic artery
● Focal nodular hyperplasia and nodular regenerative hyperplasia are common

Additional references
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Genet Med 2011;13:607, Semin Liver Dis 2008;28:247

End of Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts-nontumor > Vascular disorders > Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia


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