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Inflammatory Adenomas in Pediatric Patients Can Mimic FNH on MRI

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Background: MRI of the liver is essential, particularly in children. Objective: To review liver anatomy and MR imaging techniques in children. Anatomy: The liver has a dual blood supply, 75% to 80% from the portal vein (which brings nutrients from the digestive system) and the rest from the hepatic artery. The liver is made up of hepatocytes, endothelial cells, Kupffer cells, and stellate cells. The functional unit of the liver is the hepatic lobule, made of portal triads and a cen more...
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