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Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - Tumor

Benign tumors


Reviewers: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 9 January 2013, last major update February 2012
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● Also called diffuse hemangiomatosis
● Usually neonates, rare in adults
● May also affect lung and bone
● Associated with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (Rendu-Osler-Weber disease), giant cavernous hemngioma and systemic hemangiomatosis

Gross description

● Nodules may replace entire liver

Micro description

● Numerous, small, ill-defined, poorly circumscribed, hemangiomatosis nodules in portal tracts with alternating normal parenchyma; may become sclerosed

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