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Focal Nodular Hyperplasia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Focal Nodular Hyperplasia
Tree Number(s)
C06.552.270
Unique ID
D020518
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020518
Scope Note
Solitary or multiple benign hepatic vascular tumors, usually occurring in women of 20-50 years of age. The nodule, poorly encapsulated, consists of a central stellate fibrous scar and normal liver elements such as HEPATOCYTES, small BILE DUCTS, and KUPFFER CELLS among the intervening fibrous septa. The pale colored central scar represents large blood vessels with hyperplastic fibromuscular layer and narrowing lumen.
Entry Term(s)
Hyperplasia, Focal Nodular
Previous Indexing
Hyperplasia (1968-1999)
Liver Diseases (1969-1999)
Liver Neoplasms (1968-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Focal Nodular Hyperplasia Preferred
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