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what causes a hepatic hemangioma?

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Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
39 years experience General Surgery
No cause: Usually congenital.
Answered on Nov 8, 2017
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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.
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