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Disease Peliosis Hepatis

Name Peliosis Hepatis
Synonym Hepatis, Peliosis
Definition A vascular disease of the LIVER characterized by the occurrence of multiple blood-filled CYSTS or cavities. The cysts are lined with ENDOTHELIAL CELLS; the cavities lined with hepatic parenchymal cells (HEPATOCYTES). Peliosis hepatis has been associated with use of anabolic steroids (ANABOLIC AGENTS) and certain drugs.
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D010382
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DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Liver Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Peliosis Hepatis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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