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what can cause an adult hepatic hemangioma to rupture?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Size, locat., trauma: If it is near the surface of the liver can be traumatized in contact sports, etc; if very large can bleed into itself.
Answered on Jul 31, 2016

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