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Liver Dysplastic Nodule

MedGen UID:
272706
Concept ID:
C1333964
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Dysplastic Nodule of Liver; Dysplastic Nodule of the Liver; Hepatic DN; Hepatic Dysplastic Nodule

Definition

A premalignant neoplastic nodular lesion of the liver that usually measures less than 15 mm. It is found during microscopic examination of liver tissues, usually in cirrhotic livers. Based on the degree of atypia, it is classified as low or high grade. [from NCI]

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PubMed

Jiang K, Al-Diffhala S, Centeno BA
Cancer Control 2018 Jan-Mar;25(1):1073274817744625. doi: 10.1177/1073274817744625. PMID: 29350068Free PMC Article
Chedid MF, Kruel CRP, Pinto MA, Grezzana-Filho TJM, Leipnitz I, Kruel CDP, Scaffaro LA, Chedid AD
Arq Bras Cir Dig 2017 Oct-Dec;30(4):272-278. doi: 10.1590/0102-6720201700040011. PMID: 29340553Free PMC Article
Cong WM, Bu H, Chen J, Dong H, Zhu YY, Feng LH, Chen J; Guideline Committee
World J Gastroenterol 2016 Nov 14;22(42):9279-9287. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i42.9279. PMID: 27895416Free PMC Article

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