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Disease Focal Nodular Hyperplasia

Name Focal Nodular Hyperplasia
Synonyms Focal Nodular Hyperplasias | Hyperplasia, Focal Nodular | Hyperplasias, Focal Nodular
Definition Solitary or multiple benign hepatic vascular tumors, usually occurring in women of 20-50 years of age. The nodule, poorly encapsulated, consists of a central stellate fibrous scar and normal liver elements such as HEPATOCYTES, small BILE DUCTS, and KUPFFER CELLS among the intervening fibrous septa. The pale colored central scar represents large blood vessels with hyperplastic fibromuscular layer and narrowing lumen.
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D020518

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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 Focal Nodular Hyperplasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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