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haemangioma of the liver

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Haemangiomata of the liver are the commonest benign tumour of the liver with an prevalence in the population of 3%. (1)

They are usually detected during a CT scan or ultrasound scan of the liver.

Asymptomatic haemangiomata do not require treatment; resection is reserved for large symptomatic tumours.

Reference:

  • 1) Beckingham, IJ, Krige, JEJ (2001). Liver tumours. BMJ, 322,477-80.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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