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Case 371

Surgical Pathology Case


  A previously healthy, 14 years old male presented with a one-year history of intermittent fever and recent onset of severe right side abdominal pain. A CT scan showed a 15 cm liver mass. His serum AFP was markedly elevated.



The hemihepatectomy specimen contains a well circumscribed , 15 14 9.0 cm mass with a tan-brown cut surface and focal hemorrhage.


HE, 4

HE, 10


HE, 20

HE, 20


HE, 40

HE, 40


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Source: PIP, 2007-04

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan