Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma arising in a background of focal nodular hyperplasia: a report of 2 cases.

@article{Imkie2005FibrolamellarHC,
  title={Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma arising in a background of focal nodular hyperplasia: a report of 2 cases.},
  author={Marwa Imkie and Stephen A Myers and Yu Li and Fang Fan and T. L. Bennett and Jameson Forster and Ossama Tawfik},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={50 8},
  pages={633-7}
}
BACKGROUND Fibrolamellar carcinoma, a rare variant of hepatocellular carcinoma, and focal nodular hyperplasia, a benign lesion, are rare hepatic lesions that are known to occur in young women with noncirrhotic livers. Some have suggested that fibrolamellar carcinoma might be the malignant counterpart of focal nodular hyperplasia. The coexistence of the 2 lesions is very rare. CASES Two cases of fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma arising in a background of focal nodular hyperplasia… CONTINUE READING
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