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  • ISSN: 2474-1655
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655
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Citation: Ann Clin Case Rep. 2017;2(1):1407.DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655.1407

Synchronous Primary Tumors of the Liver and Gallbladder: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Kurt J Knowles, Lubnia Alattia, Minyu Cheng, Quyen Chu, Elba A Turbat-Herrera and Guillermo A Herrera

Department of Pathology and Translational Pathobiology, LSU Health Science Center, USA
Department of Surgery, LSU Health Science Center, USA

*Correspondance to: Kurt J Knowles 

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As the longevity of human’s increase and with scientific medical advances the occurrence of multiple primary malignant tumors (MPMT’s) will rise. Synchronous multiple primary malignant tumors are defined as the occurrence of two primary neoplasms within six months of each other. Overall, the occurrence of MPMT’s varies from 1%-16%, with HCC and multiple other tumors very rare and the synchronous occurrence of HCC and gallbladder carcinoma has only been reported 6 times. It is crucial to patient care that each tumor is identified correctly as they are treated entirely different and the prognosis for the patient is dependent on the stage for each.


Cite the Article:

Knowles KJ, Alattia L, Cheng M, Chu Q, Turbat-Herrera EA, Herrera GA. Synchronous Primary Tumors of the Liver and Gallbladder: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2017; 2: 1407.

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