Published: April 2008
Solitary Necrotic Nodule of the Liver: Different Pathological Findings Express a Different HistogenesisPatti R.a · Cabibi D.b · Sparacello M.a · Di Vita G.a · Montalto G.c
Departments of aSurgical and Oncologic Science, bHuman Pathology and cClinical Medicine and Emerging Pathologies, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Prof. Giuseppe Montalto
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Solitary necrotic nodule of the liver is a rare benign lesion the histogenesis of which is still debated. We here report the case of a patient who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallstones and who was accidentally found to have a solitary necrotic nodule of 2 cm in the fifth segment of the liver. On the basis of the histological findings, the hypothesis that different pathogenetic mechanisms could be involved in the histogenesis of this lesion is discussed.
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