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Case Reports in Transplantation
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 838949, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/838949
Case Report

Cutaneous Metastases from Primary Hepatobiliary Tumors as the First Sign of Tumor Recurrence following Liver Transplantation

1Tulane Transplant Institute, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1415 Tulane Avenue, HC-5, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
2Department of Hematology and Oncology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
3Department of Pathology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
4Department of Gastroenterology, Section of Hepatology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA

Received 22 May 2014; Accepted 3 July 2014; Published 10 July 2014

Academic Editor: Piero Boraschi

Copyright © 2014 Adam T. Hauch 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.

Abstract

Cutaneous metastasis from hepatobiliary tumors is a rare event, especially following liver transplantation. We report our experience with two cases of cutaneous metastases from both hepatocellular carcinoma and mixed hepatocellular/cholangiocarcinoma following liver transplantation, along with a review of the literature.