Korean J Hepatol > Volume 11(4); 2005 > Article
The Korean Journal of Hepatology 2005;11(4): 386-391.
A Case of Primary Hepatic Leiomyosarcoma with Intrahepatic and Abdominal Subcutaneous Metastasis in Behcet`s Disease
Ki Min Kwon, M.D., Byoung Kuk Jang, M.D., Woo Jin Chung, M.D., Kyung Sik Park, M.D., Kwang Bum Cho, M.D., Jae Seok Hwang, M.D., Koo Jeong Kang, M.D.1, Yu Na Kang, M.D.2 and Jung Hyeok Kwon, M.D.3
Departments of Internal Medicine, Surgery1, Pathology2, and Diagnostic Radiology3, Keimyung University College of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
ABSTRACT
Primary hepatic leiomyosarcoma is a very rare tumor of the liver and primary hepatic leiomyosarcoma with Behcet`s disease has not been reported previously. Behcet`s disease is a multisystem disorder presenting with recurrent oral and genital ulcerations as well as ocular lesions; it has rarely been reported in association with malignant disease. We report a case of primary hepatic leiomyosarcoma with intrahepatic and abdominal subcutaneous metastasis in a patient with Behcet`s disease; this is the first report of these findings in Korea. (Korean J Hepatol 2005;11:386-391)
KeyWords: Live, Leiomyosarcoma, Behcet’s disease
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