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Case Report Eosinophilic Liver Abscess - Preoperatively Misdiagnosed as a Hepatocellular Carcinoma -
Seok Ho Choi, Kyu Eun Lee, Nam-Joon Yi, Choon Hyuck Kwon, Young Moon Jang, Seong Hwan Jang, Kyung-Suk Suh, Kuhn Uk Lee
Journal of Liver Cancer 2003;3(1):69-72
DOI: https://doi.org/
Published online: July 31, 2003
Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine
Corresponding author:  Kyung-Suk Suh,
Email: kssuh@plaza.snu.ac.kr
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A 43-year-old man was admitted with the known liver mass with eosinophilia. He had a 2 cm-sized liver mass in the lateral segment of liver. The mass had a high attenuation in arterial phase and low attenuation in portal phase. He underwent laparoscopy-assisted hepatic resection with the impression of hepatocellular carcinoma. The pathologic diagnosis was eosinophilic abscess postoperatively. The etiology was Toxocara diagnosed with th aid of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.


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