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Primary leiomyoma of the liver.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11063198     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This case report describes a primary hepatic leiomyoma presenting as a mass lesion detected on ultrasonography of the abdomen in an asymptomatic hepatitis B carrier on routine surveillance. Primary leiomyomata of the liver are rare occurrences, with only 9 cases reported in the literature. The presenting features of primary hepatic leiomyomata and diagnostic approach towards such lesions are discussed. The significance of such tumours in the immunocompromised is also mentioned.
S J Mesenas; K Y Ng; P Raj; J M Ho; H S Ng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Singapore medical journal     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0037-5675     ISO Abbreviation:  Singapore Med J     Publication Date:  2000 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-11-16     Completed Date:  2000-11-16     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404516     Medline TA:  Singapore Med J     Country:  SINGAPORE    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  129-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Gastroenterology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.
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MeSH Terms
Carrier State
Hepatitis B / complications
Leiomyoma / diagnosis*,  virology
Liver Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  virology
Middle Aged

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