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Review Article

“Incidentaloma” of the Liver: Management of a Diagnostic and Therapeutic Dilemma

Table 2

Tumour-associated demographics [1, 3, 10, 11, 18].

PrevalenceAgeF: MLocationSizeSpecialties

Hemangioma5–20%35–652–6 : 1Subcapsular 90%
<5–30 cmSynchronic hemangioma in skin, lung, or brain (10–15%);
partly pregnancy-associated increase of size;
with partial thrombosis often acute pain; rarely DIC (Kasabach-Merritt syndrome)

FNH2-3%30–508 : 1Subcapsular 80%
<5–15 cmGrowing: association with OC; rarely clin. symptoms

(incidence: 0,3: 100000 pat. pera*)
25–4510 : 1Subcapsular
often unifocal
5–15 cm
rare up to 30 cm
Arise and growth: association with OC (>5 years),
diabetes mellitus, androgen or steroid use, male gender, glycogen storage disease, often symptomatic

*a: year, OC: oral contraceptive, DIC: disseminated intravascular coagulopathy.

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