Metastatic recurrence to a solitary lymph node four years after hepatic lobectomy for primary hepatocellular carcinoma
Michael L Caparelli, Nathan J Roberts, Shyam Allamaneni, Department of Surgery, the Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, OH 45236, United States
Timothy S Braverman, Department of Pathology, the Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, OH 45236, United States
Robert M Stevens, Department of Radiology, the Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, OH 45236, United States
Edward R Broun, Department of Oncology, Hematology Care, Inc., Cincinnati, OH 45236, United States
Author contributions: Caparelli ML wrote the paper; Caparelli ML, Roberts NJ and Allamaneni S designed the report and edited the content; Roberts NJ and Allamaneni S performed the operation; Braverman TS provided pathology report and micrographs; Stevens RM provided critical findings for imaging studies; Broun ER contributed intellectual discussion of the patient case; all members edited the report.
Institutional review board statement: This case report was exempt from the Institutional Review Board standards at the Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati.
Informed consent statement: The patient involved in this study gave her verbal consent authorizing use and disclosure of her protected health information.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.
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Correspondence to: Shyam Allamaneni, MD, Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery, the Jewish Hospital, 4777 E Galbraith Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: March 14, 2016
Peer-review started: March 14, 2016
First decision: April 20, 2016
Revised: May 9, 2016
Accepted: July 14, 2016
Article in press: July 18, 2016
Published online: August 18, 2016