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Can focal nodular hyperplasia (benign liver tumor) cause pain in the right side under the rib?
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Yes
If it is large enough and located in a site that would ordinary produce the pain.
It can stretch the liver capsule which is quite sensitive. Gallstone disease is a more common cause of pain here and you'll probably want this ruled out; it tends to be colicky and less related to position.

In brief: Yes
If it is large enough and located in a site that would ordinary produce the pain.
It can stretch the liver capsule which is quite sensitive. Gallstone disease is a more common cause of pain here and you'll probably want this ruled out; it tends to be colicky and less related to position.
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