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Does a hepatic hemangiomas mean I will have chronic liver problems?
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Not necessarily
Hemangioma is a common benign clump of vessels (benign tumor) often congenital; can be single or multiple; can be superficial or deep, large or small.
Usually without symptoms-incidental finding on some imaging study; more common in women; may be affected by hormones, bcp, ivf; usually no rx needed; can bleed or pain-rx is surgical or radiologic; not associated w/ca, cirrhosis w/o other causes.

In brief: Not necessarily
Hemangioma is a common benign clump of vessels (benign tumor) often congenital; can be single or multiple; can be superficial or deep, large or small.
Usually without symptoms-incidental finding on some imaging study; more common in women; may be affected by hormones, bcp, ivf; usually no rx needed; can bleed or pain-rx is surgical or radiologic; not associated w/ca, cirrhosis w/o other causes.
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