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Surgery & Case Studies: Open Access Journal

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Giant Mesenchymal Hamartoma in Pediatric Patients

Volume 5 - Issue 3

Abdelhak Lamara1, Karim Boujema2, Amel Soualmia3, Badreddine Nini1, Sid Ahmed Medjahdi1, Samira Blel4, Adlene Saadna5 and Hafida Menzer6

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    • 1General Surgery. Regional Military University Hospital of Constantine /5RM Algeria
    • 2Surgery Pontchaillou Hospital. Rennes University France
    • 3National Transplant Coordination. Algeria
    • 4Intensive Care. Regional Military University Hospital of Constantine /5RM Algeria
    • 5Patholgy Regional Military Hospital of Constantine /5RM Algeria
    • 6Pediatric and infant unit. Regional Military University Hospital of Constantine /5RM Algeria

    Corresponding author:Abdelhak Lamara, Head of General Surgery Regional Military Hospital Abdelaali BENBAATOUCHE - Constantine / 5 RM, BP: 61 C, 25001 - Constantine - Algeria

Received: July 04, 2020   Published: July 24, 2020

DOI: 10.32474/SCSOAJ.2020.05.000213

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Abstract

Mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver is a benign tumor with good prognosis that usually manifests in childhood before the age of two. Abdominal distension and the presence of a hepatic mass are the most common symptoms; anorexia, vomiting and signs of compression have been reported. The diagnosis is based on radiological data but above all on the results of the pathology. Only surgical resection can prevent recurrences and in some cases, liver transplantation is indicated. We report the case of a 16-monthold girl who was referred to as for surgical assessment of cystic mass in the right liver, with a respiratory recurrent symptomology. Imagery (CT scan MRI) has showed a large hepatic mass which compresses the hepatic pedicle and the vena cava. We performed a right hepatectomy after clamping the hepatic pedicle and the inferior vena cava. The postoperative follow-up were simple and disappearance of the preoperative symptoms.

Keywords:Mesenchymal hamartoma, Infant, Right Hepatectomy

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