Journal of Neonatal Biology

Journal of Neonatal Biology
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0897


Babak Nekooie

Babak Nekooie

West Indies

  • Case Report
    Mesenchymal Hamartoma of Liver in a Neonate
    Author(s): Amir-Mohammad Armanian, Masoud Nazem, Nima Salehimehr and Babak NekooieAmir-Mohammad Armanian, Masoud Nazem, Nima Salehimehr and Babak Nekooie

    Introduction: Mesenchymal hamartoma of liver (MHL) is the second most common benign liver tumor in children. This tumor typically presents as a large benign cystic mass, solid or mix in children less than three years. Prenatally, it may grow quickly to an abnormal size that may lead to death or hydrops. Prenatal suspicion arises by increasing maternal serum α-FP or HCG and polyhydroamnious and can usually identify the case in the last trimester of pregnancy by ultrasound. Case presentation: The patient was a sick 19 day old baby boy. The patient was admitted to the hospital due to the poor feeding, restlessness and nausea. On physical examination, a mass was found on the left side of the abdomen. In the MRI of the abdomen, the heterogeneous multi-lobulated mass was reported in the upper quadrant of the abdomen. Incision and drainage was d.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0897.1000223

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