Focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: results of treatment and options in management.

@article{Pain1991FocalNH,
  title={Focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: results of treatment and options in management.},
  author={Jeremy Pain and Alexander E. S. Gimson and Rachel D. Williams and Edward R Howard},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1991},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={524-7}
}
Twenty two patients (19 females) with focal nodular hyperplasia were seen between 1973 and 1989. Five were children, and all the adults were aged under 42 years (median 33 years). Fourteen patients (64%) were symptomatic on presentation. Twelve of the 14 adult women had taken the oral contraceptive pill. Twelve patients, nine of whom were symptomatic, underwent hepatic resection shortly after presentation. There were no deaths or major complications, and all remain well on follow up. Four… CONTINUE READING