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Inflammatory pseudotumor of the liver

Disease definition

A rare benign liver tumor characterized by a prominent inflammatory infiltrate and often mimicking a malignant liver neoplasm. The tumor is frequently solitary with a predilection for the right lobe; however, multiple lesions are possible. There are two clinicopathological subtypes: fibrohistiocytic inflammatory pseudotumor of the liver and lymphoplasmacytic inflammatory pseudotumor of the liver. Patients present with non-specific clinical symptoms such as abdominal pain or discomfort, fever, and weight loss. The condition may be associated with other chronic inflammatory or autoimmune diseases.

ORPHA:90003

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: K75.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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