Oral contraceptive intake in women with focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver.

This study examines the risk associated with oral contraceptive (OC) use in women with focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH). A total of 216 women (mean age, 36.2 years) with FNH were studied during 1989-98. The studied women were separated into five groups: no OC use (n = 28); high-dose OC use (50 mcg ethinyl estradiol, n = 46); low-dose OC use (30 mcg or less… CONTINUE READING