metastatic liver cancer

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metastatic liver cancer  

ONCOLOGY, PATHOLOGY

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metastatic liver cancer

A cancer arising outside of the liver that metastasises to the liver, which is 20-fold more common than primary liver cancers.

Primary sites Colorectal, breast, ovaries, lungs, kidneys

Clinical findings Hepatomegaly, regional pain or tenderness, cachexia, ascites, jaundice, fever

metastatic liver cancer gross appearance image from New Medical Terms

metastatic liver cancer gross appearance

Imaging Mass lesions 

Management In selected patients, metastasectomy may result in prolonged (up to 5 years) survival. 

References http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metastatic_liver_disease

http://www.learningradiology.com/archives2007/COW%20235-Liver%20mets/livermetscorrect.html

http://pathwiki.pbworks.com/w/page/14673987/GITSlide40

 

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