Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the liver
  • Ahlame Benhamdane
    Gastro Enterology, Military Hospital of Instruction Mohamed V, Rabat, Morocco
  • Tarik Adioui
    Gastro Enterology, Military Hospital of Instruction Mohamed V, Rabat, Morocco
  • Sanaa Berrag
    Gastro Enterology, Military Hospital of Instruction Mohamed V, Rabat, Morocco
  • Fouad Nejjari
    Gastro Enterology, Military Hospital of Instruction Mohamed V, Rabat, Morocco
  • Mohamed Allaoui
    Anatomopathology, Military Hospital of Instruction Mohamed V, Rabat, Morocco
  • Mouna Tamzaourte
    Gastro Enterology, Military Hospital of Instruction Mohamed V, Rabat, Morocco

Keywords

Squamous, cell carcinoma, liver

Abstract

Introduction: Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the liver (SCC) is a rare and challenging pathology. As an aggressive cancer, the prognosis is extremely poor with less than 12 months overall survival. In view of its low prevalence, we report the case of an elderly patient with primary squamous cell carcinoma of the liver.
Case description: A 74-year-old female, with no pathological history, presented with acute right hypochondrium pain associated with shivering, asthenia and weight loss. We diagnosed primary hepatic squamous cell carcinoma by pathological analysis.
Conclusion: Primary hepatic squamous cell carcinoma represents a rare malignant tumour with extremely poor prognosis. There is no established treatment protocol for this disease and a multidisciplinary approach is needed to choose the best therapeutic option.

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    Published: 2024-06-11
    Issue: 2024: Vol 11 No 7 (view)


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    Benhamdane A, Adioui T, Berrag S, Nejjari F, Allaoui M, Tamzaourte M. Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the liver. EJCRIM 2024;11 doi:10.12890/2024_004628.