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Telangiectatic focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver in an infant with spontaneous regression: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21318993     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A distinctive mass in the liver in a two-month-old girl with elevated serum alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) level was diagnosed as telangiectatic focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) after biopsy. The tumor spontaneously regressed and finally became no longer detectable by any imaging study within normal range of AFP. The nature of this novel entity and its management are discussed based on literature review.
Hitoshi Hirakawa; Shigeru Ueno; Hiromitu Matuda; Tomoya Hinoki; Yuko Kato
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-04-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Tokai journal of experimental and clinical medicine     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0385-0005     ISO Abbreviation:  Tokai J. Exp. Clin. Med.     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7704186     Medline TA:  Tokai J Exp Clin Med     Country:  Japan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  25-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Tokai University School of Medicine, 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara, Kanagawa 259-1193, Japan.
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