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Gastroenterologia Japonica

, Volume 23, Issue 3, pp 312–317 | Cite as

Hepatocellular carcinoma with extrahepatic growth: a case report and review of the Japanese literature

  • Takaaki Sudo
  • Ryuji Shobu
  • Hidetaka Kanazawa
  • Hideaki Bessho
  • Ryuji Tsubakimoto
  • Masaaki Miyamoto
  • Yoshiro Fuji
  • Masao Kawamura
  • Takashi Shimoto
  • Takeshi Kuyama
Case Report

Summary

A case of extrahepatically growing hepatocellular carcinoma is reported, and the Japanese literature is reviewed. A 42-year-old man was admitted to our hospital on December 27,1985 complaining of epigastralgia and nausea. Ultrasonography and computerized tomography showed a large tumor in the right hepatic lobe. This Was removed surgically and examined histologically.

Key words

α-Fetoprotein Edmondson Extrahepatically growing hepatocellular carcinoma 

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© The Japanese Society of Gastroenterology 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takaaki Sudo
    • 1
  • Ryuji Shobu
    • 1
  • Hidetaka Kanazawa
    • 1
  • Hideaki Bessho
    • 1
  • Ryuji Tsubakimoto
    • 1
  • Masaaki Miyamoto
    • 1
  • Yoshiro Fuji
    • 1
  • Masao Kawamura
    • 1
  • Takashi Shimoto
    • 1
  • Takeshi Kuyama
    • 1
  1. 1.Second Department of SurgeryKinki University School of MedicineOsakaJapan

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