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A 58-year-old female asked:

Incidental finding 11/21: benign r lobe liver hemangioma (10x9mm). gp suggests a gensurg for f/u in near future. am very worried, is this generally removed or monitored given the size & does it tend to progress (dx'd: steatosis&ckd3 in 2020)?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Hepatic (liver) hemangioma is common (0.4 to 20 percent of population). Yours is small, no need for intervention or follow up study and you do not need to see a surgeon for this finding.
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