Patient with liver epithelioid hemangioendothelioma treated by transplantation: 3 years' observation.

@article{Mucha2006PatientWL,
  title={Patient with liver epithelioid hemangioendothelioma treated by transplantation: 3 years' observation.},
  author={Krzysztof Mucha and Bartosz Foroncewicz and Krzysztof Zieniewicz and Paweł Nyckowski and Marek Krawczyk and Anna Cyganek and Leszek Paczek},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2006},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={231-3}
}
Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is a rare neoplasm of vascular origin, but unknown etiology that occurs in the liver, lungs and other organs. Its hepatic form (HEHE) generally behaves as a low-grade malignant tumor with a slowly progressive phenotype. Surgical resection or liver transplantation (OLT) has been recommended after diagnosis. We present a 30-year-old woman with primary HEHE of the liver treated by OLT in 2002. Her medical history started 3 years prior when an abdominal… CONTINUE READING