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Coincidence of hepatocelluar carcinoma and hepatic angiomyolipomas in tuberous sclerosis complex: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18205279     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a dominantly inherited disorder which characterized by the growth of harmatomatous in multiple organs. Unlike the common development of renal angiomyolipoma, hepatic angiomyolipoma rarely occur in patients with TSC. We report here a patient with hepatic angiomyolipomas and concurrent hepatocellular carcinoma in TSC. This represents the first reported case in English literature. In this patient, multiple hepatic angiomyolipomas were diagnosed with recognition of their fat components and typical clinical settings. Hepatocellular carcinoma in the left liver lobe was definitely diagnosed by US guided biopsy. In such clinical settings, fat containing lesions in liver can be reasonably treated as angiomyolipomas, but non fat containing lesions must be differentiated from hepatocellular carcinoma, imaging guided biopsy can be adopted to confirm the diagnosis.
Authors:
Bin Yang; Wen-Hui Chen; Pei-Zhi Shi; Jing-Jing Xiang; Ru-Jun Xu; Ji-Hong Liu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  World journal of gastroenterology : WJG     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1007-9327     ISO Abbreviation:  World J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  2008 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-01-21     Completed Date:  2008-05-20     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883448     Medline TA:  World J Gastroenterol     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  812-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Hangzhou First People's Hospital, Hangzhou 310006, Zhejiang Province, China. yb1974126@sina.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angiomyolipoma / pathology*,  radiography
Carcinoma, Hepatocellular / pathology*,  radiography
Female
Humans
Liver Neoplasms / pathology*,  radiography
Middle Aged
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / pathology*,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Tuberous Sclerosis / pathology*,  radiography
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