Hepatic adenoma (histology)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


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

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Case information

rID: 6998
Published: 1st Sep 2009
Last edited: 3rd Apr 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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