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Title: A case of rapidly expanding and increasing focal nodular hyperplasia
Other Titles: Rapidly expanding and increasing FNH
Authors: Sato, Ai
Rai, Tsuyoshi
Takahashi, Atsushi
Saito, Hironobu
Takagi, Tadayuki
Shibukawa, Goro
Wakatsuk, Takeru
Takahashi, Yuta
Irisawa, Atsushi
Ise, Kazuya
Watanabe, Kazuo
Gotoh, Mitsukazu
Ohira, Hiromasa
Affiliation: 内科学第二講座
外科学第一講座
病理学第二講座
Source title: Fukushima Journal of Medical Science
Volume: 52
Issue: 2
Start page: 149
End page: 155
Issue Date: Dec-2006
Abstract: We report a case of 14-year-old male patient who underwent bile-duct-to-jejunum anastomosis because of congenital biliary atresia at the age of 2 months. A 15 mm hypervascular nodule was detected for the first time in the S1 region of the liver at the age of 9 years. Two years later, 6 hypervascular nodules were found in the liver. A tumor biopsy was performed. It was diagnosed as a focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH). However, the number of nodules increased from 6 to 12 and those diameters were enlarged two to seven times one year later; the tumor biopsy was performed again. Histologically, the findings were consistent with those obtained previously, which indicated FNH. We consider that this is a very rare case of FNH in which both the number of nodules and the size were increased in a short period of time. We present it here as a valuable case report.
Publisher: The Fukushima Society of Medical Science
Publisher (Alternative foam): 福島医学会
language: eng
URI: http://ir.fmu.ac.jp/dspace/handle/123456789/198
Full text URL: http://ir.fmu.ac.jp/dspace/bitstream/123456789/198/1/FksmJMedSci_52_p149.pdf
ISSN: 0016-2590
PubMed ID: 17427766
Rights: © 2006 The Fukushima Society of Medical Science
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