Sarcomatous Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Remittent Fever

Yuji Inagaki, Kazushi Sugimoto, Katsuya Shiraki, Naohiko Yoshizawa, Masahiko Tameda, Suguru Ogura, Misao Yoneda, Yoshiyuki Takei, Hiroyuki Fuke, Akira Hashimoto, Norihiko Yamamoto, Atsuya Shimizu
2012 Internal medicine (Tokyo. 1992)  
We herein report a rare case of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with sarcomatous changes. A 66-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with a high fever and upper abdominal pain. Initially, he was diagnosed as having a liver abscess; however, antibiotic treatment and drainage were ineffective. Further imaging studies revealed the typical appearance of HCC: the tumor had invaded the hepatic and portal veins. Surgical resection of the tumor was performed. A pathological examination demonstrated
more » ... ation demonstrated the presence of a sarcomatous hepatocellular carcinoma. Sarcomatous hepatocellular carcinoma with remittent fever is a rare disease entity.
doi:10.2169/internalmedicine.51.7421 pmid:23124144 fatcat:h76dcmj2ivgpzlwut2lej57y5u