World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports Volume No 6

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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

Abstract

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.

 Key words

Mesenchymal hamartoma; liver; tumor; malignant mesenchymoma.




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