Dysplastic nodules in liver cirrhosis: imaging

  title={Dysplastic nodules in liver cirrhosis: imaging},
  author={Jae Hoon Lim and Byung Ihn Choi},
  journal={Abdominal Imaging},
Dysplastic nodules (DNs) have diameters of 1 mm or larger, show abnormal tissue development, but lack definite histopathologic findings of malignancy [1]. In the clinical setting, a DN is defined as a nodular lesion that is significantly larger than other regenerative nodules in the cirrhotic liver. On pathologic specimen, a DN is usually a hepatic nodule measuring about 1.0 cm, with a yellow color. It has no true capsule. The nodule is soft in consistency but bulges out slightly on section [2… CONTINUE READING


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