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Focal Nodular Hyperplasia

"Focal Nodular Hyperplasia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Solitary or multiple benign hepatic vascular tumors, usually occurring in women of 20-50 years of age. The nodule, poorly encapsulated, consists of a central stellate fibrous scar and normal liver elements such as HEPATOCYTES, small BILE DUCTS, and KUPFFER CELLS among the intervening fibrous septa. The pale colored central scar represents large blood vessels with hyperplastic fibromuscular layer and narrowing lumen.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Focal Nodular Hyperplasia" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Focal Nodular Hyperplasia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 15 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2012
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.