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Nonresectable inflammatory pseudotumor of the porta hepatis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16567164     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Inflammatory pseudotumors are rare mass lesions often mistaken for malignancy. Currently, only 2 cases of pseudotumors originating from the porta hepatis have been reported in the pediatric literature, and both cases were those of patients older than 30 years. When located in the porta hepatis, pseudotumors are difficult to treat via surgical resection, and other therapeutic options must be considered. We report a pediatric case of inflammatory pseudotumor of the porta hepatis and discuss the different surgical and nonsurgical options used in treating pseudotumors.
Ryan Swinney; Roxanna Sadri; Sharon Muenchow
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  41     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2006 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-03-28     Completed Date:  2006-10-26     Revised Date:  2006-12-05    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e21-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Women's and Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Granuloma, Plasma Cell / surgery*
Liver Neoplasms / surgery*
Comment In:
J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Nov;41(11):1941   [PMID:  17101377 ]

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