Synchronous Occurrence of Classic and Scirrhous Hepatocellular Carcinomas: A Case Report

Seung Soo Kim, Jeong Ah Hwang, Hyeong Cheol Shin, Soon Auck Hong, Sung Shick Jou, Woong Hee Lee, Chan Ho Park, Seo-Youn Choi
2018 Iranian Journal of Radiology  
Scirrhous hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a subtype of HCC that is characterized by abundant fibrous stroma admixed with tumor cells. Although imaging findings of scirrhous HCC differ from those of classic HCC, it is difficult to diagnose this rare neoplasm. Like classic HCC, scirrhous HCC frequently develops in patients with liver cirrhosis, but there has been no report of synchronous occurrence of classic and scirrhous HCCs. Here, we report synchronous classic and scirrhous HCCs in a
more » ... us HCCs in a 62-year-old man with early liver cirrhosis who underwent gadoxetic acid-enhanced and diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging.
doi:10.5812/iranjradiol.65346 fatcat:kpqna7xjknfrtpaamnq5znkq54