Liver tumors: an overview

2008-05-01   Munechika Enjoji 

1.Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Fukuoka University, 8-19-1 Nanakuma, Johnan-ku, Fukuoka 814-0180, Japan

Classification

Classification

WHO histological classification of the liver and intrahepatic bile ducts.
  • Epithelial tumors
    • Benign:
    • Malignant:
      • Hepatocellular carcinoma
      • Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
      • Bile duct cystadenocarcinoma
      • Combined hepatocellular and cholangiocarcinoma
      • Hepatoblastoma
      • Undifferentiated carcinoma
  • Non-epithelial tumors
  • Miscellaneous tumors
      • Solitary fibrous tumor
      • Teratoma
      • York sac tumor
      • Carcinosarcoma
      • Rhabdoid tumor
      • Others
  • Hematopoietic and lymphoid tumors
  • Secondary tumors
  • Epithelial abnormalities
      • Liver cell dysplasia
      • Dysplastic nodules
      • Bile duct abnormalities
  • Miscellaneous lesions
      • Mesenchymal hamartoma
      • Nodular transformation
      • Inflammatory pseudotumor
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    Munechika Enjoji

    Liver tumors: an overview

    Atlas Genet Cytogenet Oncol Haematol. 2008-05-01

    Online version: http://atlasgeneticsoncology.org/solid-tumor/5273/liveroverviewid5273