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Metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma in the maxilla and temporal bone: a rare case report

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Author(s)
Juyeon Cho
Keimyung Author(s)
Cho, Ju Yeon
Department
Dept. of Dentistry (치과학)
Journal Title
J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg
Issued Date
2021
Volume
47
Issue
3
Keyword
Hepatocellular carcinomaMetastasisMaxillaTemporal bone
Abstract
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a common, primary malignant liver disease that usually metastasizes to the lungs, followed by the abdominal lymph nodes and brain. However, extrahepatic metastasis to the maxillofacial area is uncommon and predominates in the mandible, so HCCs in the maxilla or temporal bone from a primary hepatic lesion are extremely rare. We present a case of HCC in the maxilla and temporal bone in a 52-year-old male, which was first suspected to be a squamous cell carcinoma after computed tomography but was confirmed as a metastasis related to his primary HCC after fine-needle aspiration biopsy followed by immunohistochemical analysis.
Keimyung Author(s)(Kor)
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Publisher
School of Medicine (의과대학)
Citation
Juyeon Cho. (2021). Metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma in the maxilla and temporal bone: a rare case report. J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg, 47(3), 224–228. doi: 10.5125/jkaoms.2021.47.3.224
Type
Article
ISSN
2234-5930
Source
https://www.jkaoms.org/journal/view.html?doi=10.5125/jkaoms.2021.47.3.224
DOI
10.5125/jkaoms.2021.47.3.224
URI
https://kumel.medlib.dsmc.or.kr/handle/2015.oak/43692
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