Pregnancy complicated by focal nodular hyperplasia: a case report of one woman over two consecutive courses of pregnancy

Authors

  • Yousuke Gomi,

    1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama, Japan
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  • Kenjiro Takagi,

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama, Japan
    • Correspondence

      Kenjiro Takagi, Saitama Medical University, Saitama Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1981 Tsujido-machi, Kamoda, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama 350-8550, Japan. Tel: 81-49-228-3715; Fax: 81-49-228-3715; E-mail: kenjirotakagi@me.com

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  • Shigetaka Matunaga,

    1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama, Japan
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  • Hideyoshi Matsumura,

    1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama, Japan
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  • Masahiro Saito,

    1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama, Japan
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  • Hiroyuki Seki

    1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama, Japan
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Key Clinical Message

We encountered a woman with a preexisting large focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) of the liver, persisting during two separate pregnancies. FNH size was not affected by either pregnancy. Her elevated serum γ-glutamyltransferase and alkaline phosphatase levels before pregnancy were reduced during both pregnancies, but returned to prepregnancy levels after delivery.

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