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Benign Liver Tumors

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    00:01 Benign Liver Tumors.

    00:03 We'll pay special focus on Adenoma.

    00:06 Especially being caused or associated with use of oral contraceptive pills in women.

    00:11 These patients will be presenting with bleeding on the right upper quadrant pain.

    00:16 Resection is absolutely recommended due to the risk of malignancy Even if though you call this an adenoma, there is no guarantee that you may not go into, malignancy. Keep that in mind.

    00:27 Another important benign type of growth or proliferation, is called focal-nodular hyperplasia It's a benign vascular lesion with a characteristic imaging.

    00:39 There is no treatment recommended here.

    00:40 This is just benign. It is just hyperplasia.

    00:46 "Tumor" but this hemangioma.

    00:50 It may require tagged RBC scans for diagnosis.

    00:53 And hemangioma means, you have a dilated blood vessel in which there is accumulation of blood in that blood vessel especially in the liver


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    The lecture Benign Liver Tumors by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Cirrhosis – Liver Diseases.


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    1. Hepatic adenoma
    2. Hepatoma
    3. Cholangiocarcinoma
    4. Dubin-Johnson syndrome
    5. Focal nodular hyperplasia
    1. Tagged RBC scan
    2. PET scan
    3. CT scan
    4. Ultrasound scan
    5. MRI scan
    1. Hepatic adenoma
    2. Budd-Chiari syndrome
    3. Cavernous hemangioma
    4. Dubin-Johnson syndrome
    5. Focal nodular hyperplasia
    1. Vascular
    2. Fibrocytes
    3. Hepatocytes
    4. Bile ducts
    5. Von Kupfer cells

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     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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    What about Focal Nodular Hyperplasia
    By Hamed S. on 15. March 2017 for Benign Liver Tumors

    Missed another important benign tumour of the liver that would have been worthwhile covering