Hepatic adenoma (histology)

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
Pathology

Hepatic adenoma histology.

Low and High Magnification: Sheets of hepatocytes with bubbly vacuolated cytoplasm. Image courtesy of Nephron. See case page for description and licence. 

Low and High Magnification: Sheets of hepatocytes with bubbly vacuolated cytoplasm - that are on a regular reticulin scaffold and less or equal to three cells thick. Image courtesy of Nephron. See case page for description and licence. 

Case Discussion

Hepatic adenoma. Well-circumscribed nodule that consists of:

  • Sheets of hepatocytes with bubbly vacuolated cytoplasm - that are on a regular reticulin scaffold and less or equal to three cell thick.
  • Lack identifiable portal triad (consisting of bile ductule, venule and arteriole).

Author: Nephron

Original files:

  1. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hepatic_adenoma_low_mag.jpg
  2. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hepatic_adenoma_high_mag.jpg
  3. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hepatic_adenoma_low_mag_reticulin.jpg
  4. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hepatic_adenoma_high_mag_reticulin.jpg

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