A 58-year-old female was admitted to Ogikubo Hospital for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in April 2007. Pathological examination showed moderately differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma. Tumor marker increased the PIVKA-n level became 129 mAU mL after the operation. FDG-PET was showed a solitary pelvic tumor sized about 2.5 cm in diameter. No other prominent metastatic lesions were demonstrated, so that a resection of intrapelvic tumor was performed in May 2008. The report which exhibited an asynchronism recurrence of peritoneal dissemination after hepatectomy is very rare. She has survived without a recurrence more than 13 months after the resection.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Japanese Journal of Cancer and Chemotherapy|
|Publication status||Published - 2009 Nov|
- Hepatocellular carcinoma
- Peritoneal dissemination
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cancer Research