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WHO Classification of Tumours
Mesenchymal hamartoma
Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts


Definition

Mesenchymal hamartoma (MH) of the liver is a benign tumour-like lesion that develops before birth and is characterized by a commonly multicystic and well-delineated hepatic mass
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Cornette J, Festen S, van den Hoonaard TL, Steegers EA (2009)
Mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver: a benign tumor with deceptive prognosis in the perinatal period. Case report and review of the literature.
Fetal Diagn Ther 25: 196-202




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Dehner LP, Ewing SL, Sumner HW (1975)
Infantile mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver. Histologic and ultrastructural observations.
Arch Pathol 99: 379-82




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Lack EE (1986)
Mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver. A clinical and pathologic study of nine cases.
Am J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 8: 91-8




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Stocker JT (2001)
Hepatic tumors in children.
Clin Liver Dis 5: 259-81, viii-ix




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Stocker JT, Ishak KG (1983)
Mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver: report of 30 cases and review of the literature.
Pediatr Pathol 1: 245-67




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Stringer MD, Alizai NK (2005)
Mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver: a systematic review.
J Pediatr Surg 40: 1681-90



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