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Focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: a rational approach to treatment.
  1. A P Mowat,
  2. P Gutjahr,
  3. B Portmann,
  4. J L Dawson,
  5. R Williams


    Focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver in a 3 year old child has been successfully treated by ligation of the hepatic artery branches supplying the lesion. The prominence of the abnormal vasculature in the lesion and its possible aetiological involvement is stressed. Because of the risks of partial hepatectomy, hepatic artery ligation is suggested as the treatment of choice for focal nodular hyperplasia.

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