This question was answered on Mon 05, Jan 2009 12:06am by Dr Noopur S, MD

liver ( cluster of veins going into liver)

    
Asked by Unregistered (Female; 58; 2 children and gall bladder surgery migranes; Relevant drugs:maxalt nothing else ) on Sat 27, Dec 2008 10:48am

16 years ago I had an ultra sound for gall bladder at that time I was told that they saw a cluster of veins going into the liver and that wasnt good when I brought it up to the surgeon he said dont let them operate on it and that was that I do not know what it is called and would like to do some research on what this is could you explain or tell me what this is called

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Answer by Dr Noopur S, MD  on Mon 05, Jan 2009 12:06am:

Hi, Thanks for writing in. From your post it seems that you have liver hemangioma which is a non cancerous tumor of the liver composed of dilated blood vessels. They are the most common benign tumors of liver and usually cause no symptoms and require no treatment. Please refer to the link below for more information. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/177106-overview Hope this answers your question.
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