Mesenchymal Tumours of the Liver in Children: Report of Four Cases
Hemonta K Dutta and Mauchumi Baruah
World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports 2014, 3:11
Mesenchymal tumors are rare in children. They can be benign tumors like mesenchymal hamartoma or a malignant mesenchymoma. Mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver usually presents as an asymptomatic abdominal mass or abdominal distension. We are presenting four children who presented with mesenchymal tumors of liver, 3 of them had benign mesenchymal hamartomas and one had malignant mesenchymoma. Their clinical presentation, operative findings and postoperative outcome is discussed along with review of relevant literature.
Mesenchymal hamartoma; liver; tumor; malignant mesenchymoma.