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ectopic hepatocellular carcinoma

Friday 23 January 2015

Ectopic liver is a rare developmental error, mostly diagnosed incidentally. This lesion appears to have an increased potential for the development of hepatoma in the absence of malignancy in the mother liver.

Open References

- Ectopic hepatocellular carcinomas developed in the chest wall and skull. Nenekidis I, Anagnostakou V, Paralikas I, Kokkori A, Dedeilias P, Zisis C. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2011 Oct;19(5):360-2. doi : 10.1177/0218492311419460 PMID: 22100934 [Free]