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Rare disease
Intrahepatic splenosis mimicking hepatoma
  1. Haihua Yu,
  2. Lijian Xia,
  3. Tao Li,
  4. Minjie Ju,
  5. Liang Liu,
  6. Zhiquan Wu,
  7. Zhaoyou Tang
  1. Liver Cancer Institute, Hepatic Surgery, Shanghai, 200032, China
  1. yhhsd200308{at}


A 54-year-old man with a past history of splenectomy some 20 years previously presented with a hepatic mass. Subsequent histopathology revealed that the mass was due to intrahepatic splenosis. The presentation of this case is discussed together with a literature review of splenosis.

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