Focal nodular hyperplasia or focal nodular hyperplasia-like lesions of the liver: a special emphasis on diagnosis.

@article{Choi2011FocalNH,
  title={Focal nodular hyperplasia or focal nodular hyperplasia-like lesions of the liver: a special emphasis on diagnosis.},
  author={Ji Young Choi and Han Chu Lee and Ji Hye Yim and Ju Hyun Shim and Young-Suk Lim and Yong Moon Shin and Eun Sil Yu and Dong Jin Suh},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={1004-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) and FNH-like lesions are hypervascular masses that can mimic hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). We have investigated the clinical, radiological and pathological features of FNH and FNH-like lesions of the liver, with particular focus on the aspect of diagnosis. METHODS A total of 84 patients, 77 with pathologically-proven FNH and seven with FNH-like lesions of the liver, were analyzed retrospectively. RESULTS Of the 84 patients, seven had… CONTINUE READING

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