Epidemiology of hepatocellular adenoma. The role of oral contraceptive use.

@article{Rooks1979EpidemiologyOH,
  title={Epidemiology of hepatocellular adenoma. The role of oral contraceptive use.},
  author={J B Rooks and Howard W Ory and Kamal G. Ishak and Lilo T. Strauss and Joshua Greenspan and Alan P Hill and Carol Tyler},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1979},
  volume={242 7},
  pages={644-8}
}
A case-control study of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA), a serious though nonmalignant liver tumor, was conducted by the Center for Disease Control and the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP). Interviews with 79 women with HCA and with 220 age- and neighborhood-matched controls were completed. Limited information was obtained on nine additional patients who had died. Women with HCA and hemorrhage have a greater risk of morbidity and death than those with other symptoms. Increasing duration… CONTINUE READING
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