Pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy of hepatocellular carcinoma: A case report and review of literature
Shinichi Morita, Kenya Kamimura, Hiroyuki Abe, Yukari Watanabe-Mori, Chiyumi Oda, Takamasa Kobayashi, Yoshihisa Arao, Shuji Terai, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata 951-8510, Japan
Yusuke Tani, Riuko Ohashi, Yoichi Ajioka, Division of Molecular and Diagnostic Pathology, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata 951-8510, Japan
Riuko Ohashi, Histopathology Core Facility, Niigata University Faculty of Medicine, Niigata University, Niigata 951-8510, Japan
Author contributions: Morita S, Abe H, Mori Y, Oda C, Kobayashi T, Arao Y, Tani Y, Ohashi R, and Ajioka Y acquired data; Kamimura K and Terai S analyzed data and drafted the article; Kamimura K and Terai S made final approval of the article.
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Corresponding author: Kenya Kamimura, MD, PhD, Lecturer, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, 1-757 Asahimachi-dori, Chuo-ku, Niigata 951-8510, Japan. email@example.com
Received: October 8, 2019
Peer-review started: October 8, 2019
First decision: November 27, 2019
Revised: December 6, 2019
Accepted: December 21, 2019
Article in press: December 22, 2019
Published online: December 28, 2019