Focal nodular hyperplasia contiguous with an echinococcal cyst

  title={Focal nodular hyperplasia contiguous with an echinococcal cyst},
  author={Jeffrey A Komisarof and Kimberly Olthoff and Evan S. Siegelman and Thomas J. Lawton and Emma Elizabeth Furth},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
We report the first case of an Echinococcal cyst and focal nodular hyperplasia, two usually isolated hepatic lesions, in direct contiguity. The patient presented with right upper quadrant pain and subsequent imaging studies found a cystic and solid lesion. These studies suggested that this lesion was an hepatic adenoma, which had bled forming a hematoma. Pathological examination of the surgical resection showed Echinococcus multilocularis with contiguous focal nodular hyperplasia. Because focal… CONTINUE READING