liver adenoma

liver adenoma

A rare solitary, round, well-circumscribed and encapsulated mass of benign liver tissue, which is more common in women age 20 to 40. In 10% the lesions are multiple; the presence of > 10 lesions is known as liver cell adenomatosis.

Aetiology
Oral contraceptives, anabolic steroids, diabetes, metabolic disorders.

Management
Excision.

liver adenoma

Adenoma of liver, hepatic adenoma, hepatocellular adenoma A rare solitary rounded, well-circumscribed and encapsulated mass–10% are multiple of benign liver tissue, which occurs in ♀ age 30-40, and is pathogenically linked to the used of oral contraceptives; 70% are solitary; rarely 10 or more may be present, a condition termed liver cell adenomatosis Management Excision
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Ultrasonography guided tru-cut biopsy revealed liver adenomas. Informed consent was obtained from all patients for MRI, PET-CT scans, and biopsy.
There is no defined PET-positive inflammatory or telengiectatic subtype of liver adenomas (5).
Histologically, benign tumours, such as focal nodular hyperplasia, nodular regenerative hyperplasia, and liver adenoma, as well as malignant tumours, such as hepatoblastoma and hepatocellular carcinoma, have all been reported [5].
So far, two cases of extracapsular liver adenoma have been reported which were big in size, were symptomatic, and required surgery [12, 13].
Caption: Figure 3: (a) and (b) Macroscopically, 7 x 5.5 x 4 cm ectopic liver adenoma in the gallbladder fundus serosa with no connection to the mother liver.
Adolescent and adults often develop liver adenoma that may undergo malignant transformation6.
Glycogen storage disease type I: pathophysiology of liver adenomas. Eur J Pediatr 2002; 161 Suppl 1: S46-9.
Malignant transformation of liver adenoma: an analysis of the literature.
Liver adenoma and focal nodular hyperplasia in a man with high endogenous sex steroids.
Klinefelter's syndrome and liver adenoma. i Clin Gastroenterol.