Undifferentiated Embryonal Sarcoma of the Liver in an Adult Patient

Beksac K., Mammadov R., Ciftci T., GÜNER G. , AKYOL A. , Kaynaroglu V.

CUREUS, cilt.10, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 10 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.7759/cureus.3037
  • Dergi Adı: CUREUS


An undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver (UESL) is a rare and highly malignant mesenchymal neoplasm that is uncommonly observed in adults. We report a case of UESL found in a 26-year-old female. Our case was initially regarded as a type II hydatid cyst and then a malignant mass in radiological studies. The patient underwent nonanatomic liver resection. There were postoperative complications, but they were handled successfully. The patient received taxol-cisplatin-ifosfamide chemotherapy protocol and is disease-free after six years. Although UESL is exceedingly rare in adults, it must be considered while evaluating large hepatic masses since curative resection has an excellent prognosis.