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Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 597196, 3 pages
Case Report

A Rare Cause of Right Upper Quadrant Pain in a 17-Year-Old Female

Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Joseph Hospital, 2900 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60657, USA

Received 18 January 2013; Accepted 11 February 2013

Academic Editors: R. Goll, T. Hirata, S. Nomura, and J. Vecht

Copyright © 2013 Nwabundo Nwankwo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A 17-year-old Hispanic female presented to our hospital with complaints of right upper quadrant abdominal pain, vomiting, and fever. Physical exam was positive for hepatomegaly. Abdominal computed tomography showed multiple hypoechoic liver masses. Liver biopsy was done, which was diagnostic for hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma.