Published: 2021-06-22

Hepatocellular carcinoma with extrahepatic adrenal metastasis: an atypical case report

Diptajit Paul, Baljit Singh, Rakesh Dhankhar, Vivek Kaushal


Hepatocellular carcinoma with extrahepatic metastasis are a threat to public health worldwide. Lung, bones and abdominal lymph nodes are the major sites of metastasis from liver primary, adrenal metastasis being a less common site. Here we present an old male presented with upper abdominal pain diagnosed as advanced, unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma with right adrenal metastasis. Patient was treated with multi-kinase inhibitor sorafenib and outcome was acceptable with good patient compliance.


Hepatocellular carcinoma, Right adrenal metastasis, Upper abdominal pain, Sorafenib

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