HMB-45/melan-A and smooth muscle actin-positive clear-cell epithelioid tumor arising in the ligamentum teres hepatis: additional example of clear cell 'sugar' tumors.

@article{Tanaka2000HMB45melanAAS,
  title={HMB-45/melan-A and smooth muscle actin-positive clear-cell epithelioid tumor arising in the ligamentum teres hepatis: additional example of clear cell 'sugar' tumors.},
  author={Yukichi Tanaka and Rieko Ijiri and Keisuke Kato and Yo Kato and Kazuaki Misugi and Yukio Nakatani and Mitsuru Hara},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2000},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={1295-9}
}
HMB-45-positive clear-cell epithelioid tumor arising in the ligamentum teres hepatis of a 13-year-old Japanese girl is described. The well-defined tumor was completely removed and measured 9 x 7 x 6 cm. Cut sections showed a tan-white, homogeneous appearances with no hemorrhage or necrosis. The tumor was composed of nests or sheets of polygonal or oval-shaped cells rich in clear or finely granular cytoplasm. Capillary network was well developed, and sinusoid vessels were often seen with… CONTINUE READING

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