LGCmain
Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology
Home About us Instructions Submission Subscribe Advertise Contact e-Alerts Ahead Of Print Login 
Users Online: 1524
Print this page  Email this page Bookmark this page Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size
IJPM is coming out with a Special issue on "Genitourinary & Gynecological pathology including Breast". Please submit your articles for these issues
CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 760-762

Primary hepatic neuroendocrine tumor: An unusual cystic presentation


1 Department of Pathology, Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bangalore, India
2 Department of Surgical Gastroentrology, Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bangalore, India
3 Department of Radiology, Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bangalore, India

Correspondence Address:
Prasad K Shetty
Department of Pathology, Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Vasanthnagar, Bangalore - 560 052
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.72078

Rights and Permissions

Primary neuroendocrine tumors of the liver are exceedingly rare and unlike metastatic neuroendocrine tumor rarely cause carcinoid syndrome. There are only about 60 such cases reported in the current literature. We present a case of a 57-year-old male with a primary hepatic neuroendocrine tumor which presented as cystic mass and successfully resected. The case presented required meticulous radiological, histopathological, and immunohistochemical work-up to rule out an occult extrahepatic malignancy with hepatic metastasis to confirm the primary nature of hepatic tumors. Here we intend to put forward a review of the current literature regarding the diagnosis, pathology, and management of this disease.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed6196    
    Printed169    
    Emailed13    
    PDF Downloaded154    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 17    

Recommend this journal