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Peliosis Hepatis

Introduction: Peliosis Hepatis

Description of Peliosis Hepatis

Peliosis Hepatis: A vascular disease of the LIVER characterized by the occurrence of multiple blood-filled CYSTS or cavities. The cysts are lined with ENDOTHELIAL CELLS; the cavities lined with hepatic parenchymal cells (HEPATOCYTES). Peliosis hepatis has been associated with use of anabolic steroids (ANABOLIC AGENTS) and certain drugs.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Peliosis Hepatis

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