European Radiology

, Volume 16, Issue 9, pp 1873–1886 | Cite as

Hepatocellular adenoma: findings at state-of-the-art magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, computed tomography and pathologic analysis

  • Shahid M. Hussain
  • Indra C. van den Bos
  • Roy S. Dwarkasing
  • Jan-Willem Kuiper
  • Jan den Hollander


The purpose of this paper is to describe the most recent concepts and pertinent findings of hepatocellular adenomas, including clinical presentation, gross pathology and histology, pathogenesis and transformation into hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and imaging findings at ultrasound (US), computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging.


Hepatocellular adenoma Pathology Ultrasound Computed tomography Magnetic resonance imaging 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shahid M. Hussain
    • 1
    • 3
  • Indra C. van den Bos
    • 1
  • Roy S. Dwarkasing
    • 1
  • Jan-Willem Kuiper
    • 1
  • Jan den Hollander
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyErasmus Medical CenterRotterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of PathologyErasmus Medical CenterRotterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Nebraska Medical CenterOmahaUSA

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