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Título: Metastatic Testicular Germ Cell Tumor or a Chemoresponsive Liver Hemangioma?
Autor: Ferreira, J.
Magalhães, M.
Esteves, D.
Marques, F.
Palavras-chave: germ cell tumor
chemoresponsive
liver hemangioma
Data: Set-2012
Editora: Unknown
Resumo: Testicular germ cell tumors are the most common solid organ malignancy in young adult men. The presence of non-pulmonary visceral metastasis is an independent factor that places such patients into the higher risk group. Hepatic hemangiomas are the most common tumors of the liver and are entirely benign. Overlap between these entities may occur, particularly when metastases are hypervascular. We describe a case of a 27-year-old man with a testicular germ cell tumor and a nodule in the right hepatic lobe suggestive of hemangioma. After three cycles of chemotherapy, a size reduction in the hepatic nodule was confirmed, and this lesion was removed. Pathology revealed a fibrosing hemangioma. In this case report, the authors discuss the possible mechanisms for the hemangioma chemotherapy response.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.16/1329
ISSN: 1759-8958
Versão do Editor: www.slm-oncology.com
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