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Nodular regenerative hyperplasia mimicking cirrhosis of the liver.
  1. J A McDonald,
  2. D M Painter,
  3. N D Gallagher,
  4. G W McCaughan
  1. A W Morrow Gastroenterology and Liver Centre, Camperdown, Australia.


    Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver usually presents with signs of portal hypertension with little evidence of obvious liver disease. We report a 47 year old man who presented with clinical signs of decompensated cirrhosis, recurrent encephalopathy, and tense ascites but at liver transplant was found to have nodular regenerative hyperplasia associated with a portal vein thrombosis.

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