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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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  •  Colon and Rectal Surgery
  •  Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  •  Ophthalmic Surgery
  •  Plastic Surgery
  •  Transplant Surgery
  •  Vascular Surgery
  •  Gynecological Surgery


Citation: Clin Surg. 2019;4(1):2442.Case Report | Open Access

Inflammatory Pseudotumor of the Liver Misdiagnosed Malignancy: A Case Report

Han-Zhang Huang, Chen Wang, Yue-Jun Yu, Yu He, Rong-Jian Wang, Jian-Bo He and Shao- Liang Han

Department of General Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, China

*Correspondance to: Shao-Liang Han 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.2442


Inflammatory Pseudotumor of Liver (IPL) is a rare disease, which characterized by heterogeneous population of acute and chronic inflammatory cell. The etiology of inflammatory pseudotumor is unclear, and it is often confused with hepatic malignant tumors due to atypical clinical manifestation. Because inflammatory pseudotumor can regress spontaneously or be managed conservatively, it is important to differentiate IPL from malignant hepatic tumor before operation, in order to avoid unnecessary surgery. Although IPL may spontaneously regress or regress following antimicrobial and steroidal treatment, surgery is the first choice of treatment yet. Herein, we reported a case of IPL and reviewed the literature.


Cite the article

Huang H-Z, Wang C, Yu Y-J, He Y, Wang R-J, He J-B, et al. Inflammatory Pseudotumor of the Liver Misdiagnosed Malignancy: A Case Report. Clin Surg. 2019; 4: 2442.

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