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Von Meyenburg's complex

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Andenoma-like hamartomas in the liver. They are clusters of small bile ducts described in polycystic livers but occurring in otherwise normal livers as well. Von Meyenburg's description concerns a case with polycystic liver.

We thank Alex Kinsley, MD, for information submitted.


  • H. von Meyenburg:
    Über die Zyztenleber. Beiträge zur pathologischen Anatomie und zur allgemeinen Pathologie, Jena, 1918, 64: 477-532.

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