Reactive lymphoid hyperplasia of the liver and pancreas. A report of two cases and a comprehensive review of the literature.

@article{Amer2012ReactiveLH,
  title={Reactive lymphoid hyperplasia of the liver and pancreas. A report of two cases and a comprehensive review of the literature.},
  author={Aimen O. Amer and Sebastian Mafeld and Danish Saeed and Wissam Al-Jundi and Beate Haugk and Richard M. Charnley and Steven White},
  journal={Clinics and research in hepatology and gastroenterology},
  year={2012},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={e71-80}
}
BACKGROUND Reactive lymphoid hyperplasia (RLH) is a rare non-neoplastic extranodal pathology with exceedingly rare occurrence in the liver and pancreas. We present two cases of hepatic RLH, one which had coinciding pancreatic involvement. To the best of our knowledge, concomitant hepatic and pancreatic RLH has not been previously reported. We also present a comprehensive review of the literature on hepatic and pancreatic RLH. METHODS An extensive literature search for all published reports on… CONTINUE READING