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Title: Embryonal sarcoma of the liver in an adult patient.
Authors: Lightfoot, Nicole;Nikfarjam, Mehrdad
Affiliation: Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Melbourne, VIC 3084, Australia
Issue Date: 29-May-2012
Citation: Case Reports in Surgery 2012; 2012(): 382723
Abstract: Undifferentiated embryonal sarcomas (UESs) are uncommon tumours that are seen predominantly in late childhood. Cases in adults are rare and generally present once a large mass develops and may be mistaken for other tumours. A case of an UES of the liver with an isolated peritoneal metastasis is described. The patient presented with a palpable mass with imaging findings suggestive of a cystic tumour. She had complete surgical resection of the liver mass and isolated peritoneal metastasis. She was tumour-free on imaging at 6 months without adjuvant chemotherapy. An UES should be considered in the differential of large cystic hepatic lesions, with aggressive surgical resection considered when possible.
Internal ID Number: 22690347
DOI: 10.1155/2012/382723
Type: Journal Article
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