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HPB Surg. 1992 Apr;5(3):203-8.

A case of primary squamous cell carcinoma of the liver arising in a solitary cyst.

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  • 1Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Abstract

A case of primary squamous cell carcinoma in a pre-existing hepatic cyst is presented. A review of the literature suggests that this rare type of liver tumor tends to arise from solitary, nonparasitic cysts, lined with squamous epithelium. Effective therapy is not available, the prognosis is grave.

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