2013, Number 2
Med Sur 2013; 20 (2)
Lesiones hepáticas benignas: incidencia y características clínicas. Seguimiento de seis años en la Fundación Clínica Médica Sur
Motola-Kuba M, Manzano-Robleda MC, Aguilar-Olivos NE, Toapanta-Yanchapaxi L, Ornelas-Arroyo S, Chable-Montero F, Uribe-Esquivel M, Lizardi-Cervera J
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ABSTRACTBackground. Liver benign tumors are lesions of different clinical and epidemiological characteristics. Hemangiomas are the most common and adenomas are injuries that can cause bleeding and subsequent malignancy. Objective. Describe the prevalence of various benign liver lesions over a period of six years in the Medica Sur Clinic and Foundation. Analyze the demographic, clinical and biopsy or surgery indications. Material and methods. Retrospective study in which was included benign liver lesions cases from Pathology files at Medica Sur Clinic during the period from January 2006 to July 2012. Descriptive statistics were employed to analyzed demographic, clinical and diagnostic procedures performed generally and by subgroup. Results. Of 30 patients, the hemangioma was the most common injury (37%); 73% of these patients had pain as an initial sign. Adenoma was clinically tumor hemorrhage debuted. The 50% with focal nodular hyperplasia reported using oral contraceptives. Conclusions. Benign liver tumors are usually discovered incidentally or in the context of low-specific symptomatology. The risk complicating tumor is very low and generally corresponds to the presence of adenomas.