Liver & intrahepatic bile ducts
Benign / nonneoplastic
Solitary necrotic nodules


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Deepali Jain, M.D.
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Definition / general
Treatment
  • Resection
Gross description
  • 0.2 to 2.5 cm, single or multiple (more appropriate term is fibrosing necrotic nodule), below anterior border of liver
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Hyalinized fibroelastic capsule surrounds necrotic core
  • Variable calcification, cholesterol, foam cells and some inflammatory cells
  • AFB and fungal stains negative
Microscopic (histologic) images

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