Malignant transformation of mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver: case report and review of the literature.

@article{Ramanujam1999MalignantTO,
  title={Malignant transformation of mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={T. M. Ramanujam and Joseph Ramesh and Day Way Goh and Ka Tak Wong and W A Wan Ariffin and G. S. Yashavanth Kumar and Nur Aishah Taib},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={34 11},
  pages={1684-6}
}
Here the first case in the literature of both mesenchymal hamartoma and malignant mesenchymoma occurring in a 6-year-old male child, at different times and at different sites in the liver, and also the possible malignant transformation of a mesenchymal hamartoma is reported. The tumor developed from a lesion in the right lobe that was overlooked initially during a left lateral segmentectomy at 18 months of age for a mesenchymal hamartoma. Malignant mesenchymoma is a rare and aggressive tumor… CONTINUE READING

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