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Des Moines, IA
A 38-year-old male asked:

Clear ab ct scan w/ iv & oral contrast, clear colonoscopy then u/s diagnosis liver hemangioma.urq pain & tender spot n lower right rear rib.ideas & nxt step?

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Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 41 years experience
See HPB surgeon: The symptoms you describe could well be related to the hepatic hemangioma. The decision to remove will depend on: 1) size (usually remove when > 10 cm); 2) symptomatic (pain, ache, fullness); 3) causing blood problems (when the hemangioma destroys blood cells); 4) causes congestive heart failure. See a surgeon who specializes in liver surgery, a hepatobiliary surgeon.
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