Hepatocellular Adenoma Questions & Answers

Updated: Feb 21, 2018
  • Author: Bradford A Whitmer, DO; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

What causes hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

How is hepatocellular adenoma (HCA) classified?

What is the pathophysiology of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

What is the prevalence of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA) in the US?

What are the racial predilections of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

What are the sexual predilections of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

Which age group has the highest prevalence of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

What is the prognosis of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

What is the mortality and morbidity associated with hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

DDX

How is hepatocellular adenoma (HCA) differentiated from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)?

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

What are the differential diagnoses for Hepatocellular Adenoma?

Workup

What is the role of serologic testing in the workup of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

Which findings on ultrasonography are characteristic of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

Which findings on CT scans are characteristic of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

Which findings on MRI are characteristic of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

Which findings on nuclear scans are characteristic of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

Which findings on arteriography are characteristic of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

What is the role of immunohistochemistry in the workup of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

What is the role of biopsy in the workup of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?

Treatment

How is hepatocellular adenoma (HCA) treated?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of hepatocellular adenoma (HCA)?