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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Hepatic Adenoma

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Dr. Murthy Andavolu
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Adenoma (Definition)

Adenoma is a term for a harmless tumor of gland tissue, including glands found in the intestines, kidney, ...Read more


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Should a hepatic adenoma always be removed surgically?

Should a hepatic adenoma always be removed surgically?

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 more

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What's the difference between a hemangioma and hepatic adenoma?

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 more

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Hi can I have a copy of this article please. I am doing a review 'false-positive' uptake of fdg in a hepatic adenoma thank you 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

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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.

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.

Yes, you should: Increase in size and or appearance of new lesions is worrisome. You need to find out what it is that is growing. A biopsy is the only way to be sure that it is not a cancer. So get it checked out soon. ...Read more

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What can cause Diverticulitis, liver hepatic adenoma, rectal polyps and ovarian hemmoragic cysts.

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

Hepatic (Definition)

Hepatic refers to something that is ...Read more