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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/6793

Title: Case Report - Chest wall metastases from unknown primary hepatocellular carcinoma
Authors: Qureshi, S. S.
Shrikhande, S. V.
Borges, A. M.
Shukla, P. J.
Keywords: Chest wall tumour, hepatocellular carcinoma, metastasis
Issue Date: 31-Dec-2005
Publisher: Medknow Publications and Staff Society of Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India
Citation: Journal of Postgraduate Medicine (ISSN: 0972-2823) Vol 51 Num 1
Abstract: Metastases of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) to the bones are common but bone metastases of hepatocellular carcinoma in the presence of a normal liver are an uncommon entity. A 50-year-old male patient presented with a rapidly growing tumour on the sternum. Biopsy of the lesion showed metastatic sternal tumour from a primary hepatocellular carcinoma. Radiological evaluation however, failed to detect a primary lesion in the liver. Bone metastases of hepatocellular carcinoma localized to the chest wall in the presence of a normal liver are scarcely reported as anecdotal case reports in the literature.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/6793
Other Identifiers: http://www.bioline.org.br/abstract?id=jp05015
Rights: Copyright 2005 Journal of Postgraduate Medicine.
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