October 2007
Gut;Oct2007, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p1352
Academic Journal
The article presents the answer to a question about biliary hamartomas. It has been explained that bile-duct hamartomas form during embryological development from insufficient resorption of the ductal plate, necessary for bile-duct formation. These are also known as von Meyenburg complex, they are characteristically multiple, uniform in size and surrounded by variable amounts of fibrous stroma.


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