Imaging of Hepatic Focal Nodular Hyperplasia: Pictorial Review and Diagnostic Strategy

Giuseppe Brancatelli, Maxime Ronot, Marco Dioguardi Burgio, Valérie Vilgrain, Giuseppe Salvaggio

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Abstract

Focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) is the second most common benign solid liver lesion after hemangioma, occurring more frequently in young women. The prime differential diagnoses include hepatocellular adenoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, and hypervascular metastasis. As the management of FNH is typically conservative, imaging plays a key role in diagnostic pathway, and misdiagnosis may have a major clinical effect. In this article, we describe the ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging features of FNH, underlining the importance of typical radiological features that allow a specific noninvasive diagnosis. We present a large spectrum of a typical imaging findings that FNH may present and discuss the up-to-date diagnostic strategy.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)511-524
Numero di pagine14
RivistaSEMINARS IN ULTRASOUND CT AND MRI
Volume37
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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