Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - tumor
Features to report
Reviewers: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 9 January 2013, last major update February 2012
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● Tumor location (left, right or both lobes), tumor margin as circumscribed or infiltrative
● Presence of hemorrhage, necrosis, central scar and bile
● Extension to adjacent structures
● Other unusual features: unusually large cirrhotic nodules
● Tumor histologic type, tumor grade (specify grading system) and pattern
● Number and size (3 dimensions) of tumor nodules
● Status of resection margins (ask surgeon which margins are important to evaluate)
● Severity of fibrosis (none, mild, moderate, severe, cirrhosis)
● Angiolymphatic invasion
● Mitotic rate
● Findings in non-malignant liver, including cirrhosis, iron deposition, other tumors, portal vein thrombosis, hepatocyte dysplasia and hepatitis
● Regional lymph nodes: number examined, number and location with metastatic tumor
● Arch Pathol Lab Med 2000;124:41, CAP Protocol (2012)
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