Mesenchymal Hamartoma



Mesenchymal Hamartoma


Hanlin L. Wang, MD, PhD









The cut surface of a large mesenchymal hamartoma shows numerous variably sized cystic spaces image admixed with solid areas. Minimal uninvolved liver tissue is present at the resection margin image.






Low-power view shows numerous bile ducts image in a loose, myxoid mesenchymal stroma. Note the presence of a large island of normal-appearing hepatocytes image within the tumor.


TERMINOLOGY


Definitions



  • Benign mass lesion of liver primarily occurring in young children

Jul 7, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Mesenchymal Hamartoma
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