Oral contraceptive use and focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver.

@article{Mathieu2000OralCU,
  title={Oral contraceptive use and focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver.},
  author={Delalandre Mathieu and Hischam Kobeiter and Patrick Maison and Abdelaali Rahmouni and Daniel Cherqui and E. S. Zafrani and Daniel Dhumeaux},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2000},
  volume={118 3},
  pages={560-4}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Because most patients with focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) are young women, an important decision is whether to discontinue oral contraceptive (OC) use. The aims of this study were to evaluate (1) the number and size of FNH lesions in women with various patterns of OC use and in women without OC use and (2) the modifications in the number and size of FNH lesions during follow-up, according to OC use. METHODS In a 9-year study in 216 women with FNH, the diameter and number of… CONTINUE READING

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