Giant Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Liver, Case Report: Unusual Site, Extravagant Presentation, Aggressive Behavior
Article Type:
Case Report (بدون رتبه معتبر)

Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a rare fibroblastic mesenchymal tumor. It can originate from abdominal soft tissue which is extremely scarce, and liver indeed is super scant site. SFT liver (SFTL) is mostly benign, but it can be malignant and aggressive with metastases and a potential of recurrence. Hypoglycemia is the least reported feature which is resistant to medical management and will be resolved following resection of a SFT of liver.
Case Report: A 67-year-old man presented with episodes of sudden onset loss of consciousness since 3 months before first visit. He was a previously healthy farmer, without any other complaint or past medical history except for episodes of sever hypoglycemia. Laboratory testing revealed hypoglycemia which was temporarily response to glucose infusion, hypoglycemia was refractive, and whole physical examination and laboratory tests were done and there were no abnormal findings. With probability of finding something such as insulinoma or any other tumor that secreted insulin or insulin-like growth factors, a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was performed and revealed an enhancing giant round and well-defined lesion in left lobe of live.


We here present the first case of malignant SFTL presenting with hypoglycemia and metastasis to soft tissue as inguinal bulging 2 months after resection of liver mass, but this particular type of tumor needs more evaluation and investigation.

Academic Journal of Surgery, Volume:4 Issue: 2, 2017
58 to 60  
دانلود و مطالعه متن این مقاله با یکی از روشهای زیر امکان پذیر است:
اشتراک شخصی
با عضویت و پرداخت آنلاین حق اشتراک یک‌ساله به مبلغ 990,000ريال می‌توانید 70 عنوان مطلب دانلود کنید!
اشتراک سازمانی
به کتابخانه دانشگاه یا محل کار خود پیشنهاد کنید تا اشتراک سازمانی این پایگاه را برای دسترسی نامحدود همه کاربران به متن مطالب تهیه نمایند!
  • حق عضویت دریافتی صرف حمایت از نشریات عضو و نگهداری، تکمیل و توسعه مگیران می‌شود.
  • پرداخت حق اشتراک و دانلود مقالات اجازه بازنشر آن در سایر رسانه‌های چاپی و دیجیتال را به کاربر نمی‌دهد.
In order to view content subscription is required

Personal subscription
Subscribe for 50 € euros via PayPal and download 70 articles during a year.
Organization subscription
Please contact us to subscribe your university or library for unlimited access!