2010, Number 3
Rev Mex Patol Clin Med Lab 2010; 57 (3)
Huerta-Solís MA, Galicia-Ramos JM, Carrillo-Ruiz R
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ABSTRACTWe present a case of left-sided intrathoracic ectopic liver with micro and macronodular cirrhosis. This was found in a 37-year-old male who at first was attended because continuous pain at left collarbone area after an old fracture of this bone. Chest X-ray showed a “raised” left hemidiaphragm and CT demonstrated a tumour, but it was no possible to show if it was left-sided intrathoracic or intraabdominal. Surgical treatment was performed and ectopic liver was found between diaphragm and lung base. Location anomalies of liver tissue are rare entities. This case is an exceptional one because association of its location with cirrhosis.