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Symptoms Of Hepatic Adenoma
I recently got diagnosed with multiple hepatic adenomas all under 3 cm. Should i be worried about rupture? What are the symptoms of rupture?
Can a hepatic adenoma be misdiagnosed for irritable bowel syndrome? What are the symptoms that may come along with a hepatic adenoma?
Not Necessarily: Small adenomas have a lower cancer and hemorrhage risk. If they become large, such as >5 cm, the cancer and hemorrhage risk increases and most recommend removing them at that time. They are made worse by oral contraceptives so these should not be used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
can I have a copy of this article please. I am doing a review
'false-positive' uptake of fdg in a hepatic adenoma
dr. Sy lee?
Copy of article?: Not much info in question. If you are not subscribed to the journal the article is in you can usually by it -- especially if you are doing a review. If you are at an academic institution, the library usually has an institutional license to allow journal access. ...Read more
Benign disease: The hepatic adenoma is estrogen sensitive and can grow substantially; the hemangioma is a collection of blood vessels which can proliferate under hormonal influence, estrogen, again. Hepatic ct or ultrasound is recommended to assess for growth or remission. Most times, neither cause significant clinical problems. One would have to stop ocs, though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My hepatic adenoma was biopsied in 2010. F/u scans show three new lesions. Should i in my new state and doc ask for a new bx? Has grown.
Alcohol: With liver involvement, hopefully never.Get a more detailed answer ›
Separate problems: There is no particular cause for any of these, and certainly no single thing that causes them all. These are separate problems, which I assume were detected by some sort of abdominal imaging, probably a CT scan or MRI. Speak with the doctor who ordered the test and take it from there. ...Read more
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