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Hepatocellular adenoma and polycystic ovary syndrome

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Published in Liver International. 2003, vol. 23, no. 1, p. 35-7
Abstract Various identified risk factors predispose to hepatocellular adenomas. We present the case of a young woman with liver adenoma in a context of polycystic ovary syndrome, associated with high levels of androgens and following a high dose hormonal therapy. In view of this complication, we recommend a close screening of patients with such hormonal imbalance, especially those who are treated with high doses of hormones, with repeated liver tests and ultrasonographies.
Keywords Adenoma, Liver Cell/chemically induced/diagnosisAdultEstradiol/adverse effects/analogs & derivativesEstrogens, Conjugated (USP)/adverse effectsFemaleHumansLiver Neoplasms/chemically induced/diagnosisNorgestrel/adverse effectsPolycystic Ovary Syndrome/complications/drug therapyProgesterone Congeners/adverse effects/therapeutic use
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PMID: 12640725
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Research groups Hépatologie chirurgicale (327)
Métastases du foie (657)
Etudes et traitement de l'hépatite C et B (554)
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TOSO, Christian et al. Hepatocellular adenoma and polycystic ovary syndrome. In: Liver International, 2003, vol. 23, n° 1, p. 35-7. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:37166

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