Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - tumor
Hepatocellular carcinoma
Oncocytic variant




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Revised: 8 February 2019

Revised: 25 January 2019, last major update February 2012

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PubMed Search: Oncocytic hepatocellular carcinoma

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Cite this page: Jain D. Oncocytic variant of hepatocellular carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/oldtopics/livertumoroncocytic.html. Accessed February 21st, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Oncocytes predominate without fibrous stroma of fibrolamellar variant
  • Cytoplasm is intensely eosinophilic with coarse granules
  • Oncocytes are present in fibrolamellar variant and occasionally in classic hepatocellular carcinoma
Cytology images

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Oncocytic hepatocytes of fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma (for reference)