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Giant hepatocellular adenoma in a previously obese thirteen-year-old boy

Richard A. Rosencrantz, Youmin Wu, Pierre-Yves Sonke, Yasmin Yusuf


Hepatocellular adenoma is an uncommon neoplasm, especially in the childhood age group. We describe a previously obese 13-year-old male with a giant hepatocellular adenoma requiring an extensive hepatic resection. The related pediatric tumor literature, diagnosis and clinical management is discussed.

Key words. Pediatrics., Obesity., Liver resection.

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The Official Journal of the Mexican Association of Hepatology, the Latin-American Association for the Study of the Liver and the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver

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