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nodular

[′näj·ə·lər]
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Occurring in the form of small, rounded lumps.
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Focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: a comprehensive pathologic study of 305 lesions and recognition of new histological forms.
Multiple focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver associated with vascular malformation of various organs and neoplasia of the brain: A new syndrome.
We also discuss the features that characterize oncocytomas and nodular hyperplasia based on our review of the existing limited literature on bilateral oncocytomas.
Atypical focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: Imaging features of nonspecific and liver-specific MR contrast agents.
20 in Table 1) the RP specimen was large (81 g) and distorted, and it is suspected that a microscopic focus of carcinoma was probably lost or uncovered within the marked nodular hyperplasia of the transition zone.
The differential diagnosis of a solitary hepatic cystic mass is broad and includes simple (bile duct) cyst, benign adenoma, focal nodular hyperplasia, metastatic lesion, biliary cystadenoma or cystadenocarcinoma, primary hepatoma, pyogenic or amebic abscess, and echinococcal cyst.
Telangiectatic focal nodular hyperplasia is a term describing typically unencapsulated, well-circumscribed, and lobulated tumors consisting of normal-appearing hepatocytes with interspersed portal tractlike structures containing arteries with thickened walls and lymphohistiocytic inflammatory infiltrates (Figures 1 through 5).
This study was undertaken to assess the relationship of AAH and VMGH both to each other and to nodular hyperplasia.
Histologically, the findings were consistent with a dominant nodule of nodular hyperplasia.
Histologic examination revealed changes described as consistent with nodular hyperplasia of the prostate, without evidence of dysplasia or malignancy.
The other lobes were examined macroscopically for nodular hyperplasia.
Focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) is a mass lesion composed of benign hepatocytes.

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