Mesenchymal Hamartoma of the Liver in an Infant With Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome: A Rare Condition Mimicking Hepatoblastoma

@inproceedings{AbrahaoMachado2015MesenchymalHO,
  title={Mesenchymal Hamartoma of the Liver in an Infant With Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome: A Rare Condition Mimicking Hepatoblastoma},
  author={Lucas F. Abrahao-Machado and Fabiane C. de Macedo and Carlos Dalence and Glenn Stambo and Eduarda F. Abrahao-Machado and Elaine C.F. Abrahao-Machado and Armita Bahrami and Ant{\^o}nio Geraldo do Nascimento},
  booktitle={ACG case reports journal},
  year={2015}
}
Patients with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) are known to be at an increased risk for childhood malignancies, particularly Wilms tumor and hepatoblastoma. We report a case of genetically confirmed BWS in a 5-month-old girl who presented with a 9.5-cm abdominal mass associated with elevated α-fetoprotein levels. The clinical impression was strongly suggestive of hepatoblastoma. Histologic examination of the surgically excised mass revealed mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver (MHL), a benign… CONTINUE READING

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