II. Pathophysiology

  1. Differs from Hepatic Adenoma
    1. Not caused by Oral Contraceptives
  2. Does however enlarge and vascularize with Estrogen

III. Symptoms

  1. Usually asymptomatic

IV. Complications

  1. Rarely causes liver bleeding or rupture

V. Management

  1. None usually indicated
  2. Surgical resection indications
    1. Exclude malignancy
      1. Hepatic Adenoma
      2. Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    2. Hemorrhagic complications

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