Revista do Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgiões
versão impressa ISSN 0100-6991
KALIL, Antonio Nocchi; FERREIRA, Marcelo Tonding; RESSLER, Fernando e ZETTLER, Cláudio. Hepatic leyomioma in an immunocompetent patient. Rev. Col. Bras. Cir. [online]. 2009, vol.36, n.4, pp. 362-363. ISSN 0100-6991. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-69912009000400017.
Diagnosis and treatment of hepatic tumors are a challenge for the surgeon in some situations. There are many histologic types of these neoplasms, and their diagnoses are increasing. Leyomioma of the liver is a rare pathology that is presented in this article in a 44 years old woman without immunosuppression. A review about its clinical aspects, image diagnosis and surgical therapy is discussed, based on the world medical literature.
Palavras-chave : Leiomyoma; Liver; Liver neoplasms; Immunocompetence.