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Benign hepatic lesions in women taking oral contraceptives

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Four previously unreported cases of benign hepatic cell lesions in young women taking oral contraceptives are described. A brief review of the literature is presented with emphasis on the clinical symptoms, the findings on angiography and radionuclide scan, and the relation of the lesions to oral contraceptives.

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Davis, T.J., Berk, R.N. Benign hepatic lesions in women taking oral contraceptives. Gastrointest Radiol 2, 213–219 (1977). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02256498

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  • Liver
  • Nodular hyperplasia
  • Hepatic adenoma