Isolated hepatic tuberculous pseudometastasis co-existent with adenocarcinoma of the stomach; Report of a case

Sen M., Turan M., Karadayi K., Ugurlu L., Elagoz S.

ACTA CHIRURGICA BELGICA, vol.104, no.5, pp.601-603, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 104 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00015458.2004.11679626
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CHIRURGICA BELGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.601-603


A 10 x 9 mm metastasis-like lesion in segment V of the liver was detected, when a 70-year-old man was operated on for adenocarcinoma of the stomach. Since exact diagnosis of the hepatic lesion could not be made by frozen sections, the lesion was excised, considering it to be a metastasis of gastric adenocarcinoma. Bacteriologic and pathologic studies established a diagnosis of isolated tuberculosis of the liver. A good response to antituberculous drug therapy was noted.