Extrahepatic Metastasis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  • Toshiro Nakashima
  • Masamichi Kojiro


Not a few reports have dealt with metastasis of HCC, drawing somewhat varying conclusions. In general, HCC has been known as a tumor which metastasizes outside the liver only at a rather late stage, despite the occurrence of widespread intrahepatic metastasis at a relatively early stage.


Portal Vein Bone Metastasis Pulmonary Metastasis Tumor Thrombus Lymphatic Metastasis 


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© Springer Japan 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Toshiro Nakashima
    • 1
    • 2
  • Masamichi Kojiro
    • 3
  1. 1.School of MedicineKurume UniversityJapan
  2. 2.Research InstituteKurume Koga HospitalKurume, 830Japan
  3. 3.The First Department of PathologyKurume University School of MedicineKurume, 830Japan

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