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Solitary necrotic nodule of the liver: different pathological findings express a different histogenesis

  • Autori: Patti, R.; Cabibi, D.; Sparacello, M.; DI VITA, G.; Montalto, G.; Martorana, A.; Russo, A.
  • Anno di pubblicazione: 2008
  • Tipologia: Articolo in rivista (Articolo in rivista)
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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.