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Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - tumor

Leukemia / lymphoma

Lymphoma-secondary


Reviewers: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 9 January 2013, last major update February 2012
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General
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● Most hepatic lymphomas are secondary; 15% of staging biopsies are positive in liver; disease is usually disseminated with incidental hepatic involvement
● Most common hepatic lymphomas (primary or secondary) are diffuse large B cell (65%), peripheral NK/T cell (10%, but 50% of these cases at all sites have liver involvement), follicular (5%), MALT (2%)
● Also hepatosplenic T cell lymphoma, associated with splenic involvement, disseminated disease and incipient hepatic failure

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