Hepatoid malignancy of unknown origin--a diagnostic conundrum: review of literature and case report of collision with adenocarcinoma.

@article{Gopaldas2005HepatoidMO,
  title={Hepatoid malignancy of unknown origin--a diagnostic conundrum: review of literature and case report of collision with adenocarcinoma.},
  author={Raja R. Gopaldas and Ratna Kunasani and Matthew R Plymyer and Robert S. Bloch},
  journal={Surgical oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={11-25}
}
UNLABELLED Hepatoid carcinomas are a group of neoplasms with features resembling hepatocellular carcinomas. Although rare, more cases have been noted to arise from various organs within the last decade. Differentiating these tumors is not only a challenge but also critical, since treatment modalities and operative strategies are dependent upon the exact nature of the hepatoid cancer. Based on a review of literature, we discuss the guidelines for differentiating these tumors and utilize these… CONTINUE READING

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