TITLE

Hepatocellular carcinoma metastasis to the lacrimal gland: A case report

AUTHOR(S)
HUA CHEN; JINPENG LI; LIJUN WANG; NING CONG; CONGCONG SHI; JINLONG SONG; WENZHE BU
PUB. DATE
August 2014
SOURCE
Oncology Letters;2014, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p911
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a globally common neoplasm, with regional metastasis associated with >50% of the tumors. Extrahepatic metastasis is also common, with the lungs, diaphragm, abdominal lymph nodes and bone being the most frequently affected regions. However, to the best of our knowledge, HCC metastasis to the lacrimal gland has not been reported in the literature. Only one case of metastasis to the lacrimal sac from a renal cell carcinoma has been reported. The current study presents the case of a 56-year-old male with ocular symptoms who was eventually diagnosed with HCC. The therapeutic alternatives for such cases are also discussed according to the reviewed literature. Clinicians should be watchful for the appearance of tumors in the lacrimal gland in patients with a history of malignancy.
ACCESSION #
110397837

 

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