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TERATOID HEPATOBLASTOMA.

Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2008 Apr;27(6):274-281

Authors: Buccoliero AM, Castiglione F, Maio V, Moncini D, Sardi I, Taddei A, Martin A, Messineo A, Taddei GL

We present the case of a Middle Eastern child, diagnosed and treated at 8 months of age for a hepatic neuroblastoma. After surgical removal of a 7 cm mass of the left liver lobe at our institution when the child was 15 months of age, the tumor was reclassified as a teratoid hepatoblastoma. The tumor was composed of fetal and embryonal hepatic tissue, undifferentiated tissue, and a teratoid background of loose mesenchymal tissue containing osteoid, squamous, and mucinous epithelium. We speculate on the histogenesis of teratoid hepatoblastoma and discuss its association with chemotherapy.

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