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2009 — February Case of the Month

Updated February 8, 2011


CAP Foundation February 2009 Online Case of the Month

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An 18-month-old child presented with a large hepatic mass. There was no evidence of genetic or metabolic liver disease. A partial hepatectomy (12.0 x 11.0 x 6.0 cm) revealed an 8.0 cm well-circumscribed lobulated tumor. Small satellite nodules were identified in the adjacent hepatic parenchyma. There was no cirrhosis.

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  • Embryonal sarcoma
  • Hepatic adenoma
  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma

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