Antenatal diagnosis of fetal hepatic hemangioma treated with maternal corticosteroids.

BACKGROUND Infantile hepatic hemangioma is a benign liver tumor with potentially fatal complications. Response of these lesions to steroid therapy has been well documented in infants. Successful antenatal treatment of a fetal hepatic hemangioma with maternal corticosteroids is reported. CASE A 36-year-old woman, gravida 2, para 1, had an ultrasound at 17… CONTINUE READING