Hepatic Tumours



Hepatic angiomas are the most common benign hepatic tumours. They present in infancy usually with hepatomegaly. The female to male ratio is about 2 to 1. The possible complications are cardiac failure, thrombopenia (Kasabach—Merritt syndrome) and very rarely intraperitoneal haemorrhage. They have a natural tendency to regression, often after a period of rapid growth.


Portal Vein Hepatic Artery Hepatic Vein Left Lobe Focal Nodular Hyperplasia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Service de RadiologieHôpital des Enfants MaladesParis Cedex 15France
  2. 2.Service de RadiopediatrieHôpital de BicetreLe Kremlin BicetreFrance

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