Combined primary neuroendocrine carcinoma and hepatocellular carcinoma of the liver.

@article{Yang2009CombinedPN,
  title={Combined primary neuroendocrine carcinoma and hepatocellular carcinoma of the liver.},
  author={C Y Yang and M J Wen and Yee-Jee Jan and John Z Wang and C C Wu},
  journal={Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA},
  year={2009},
  volume={72 8},
  pages={430-3}
}
We report a unique case of combined primary neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC) and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) of the liver in a 65-year-old male patient. The patient underwent segmental resection of the liver and regional lymph node dissection for a tumor mass that measured 7.5 cm in diameter in the right lobe, with regional lymphadenopathy. Histologically, the hepatic tumor was composed of predominantly small-cell NEC, but admixed with a small island of moderately differentiated HCC. We… CONTINUE READING
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