Hepatocellular adenomas: Current update on genetics, taxonomy, and management

Alampady Shanbhogue, Shetal N. Shah, Atif Zaheer, Srinivasa R. Prasad, Naoki Takahashi, Raghunandan Vikram

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Abstract

Hepatocellular adenomas (HCAs) are uncommon, benign hepatocellular neoplasms that commonly occur in young women. Recent advances in pathology and cytogenetics have thrown fresh light on the pathogenesis of HCAs leading to classification of HCAs into 3 distinct subtypes, each with a characteristic epidemiology, histopathology, oncogenesis, and imaging findings. The aim of the article was to provide a comprehensive review of contemporary taxonomy of HCAs, with an emphasis on cross-sectional imaging findings and management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)159-166
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of computer assisted tomography
Volume35
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2011

Keywords

  • computed tomography
  • genetics
  • hepatocellular adenoma
  • magnetic resonance imaging
  • pathology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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