Surgery Today

, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 68–72 | Cite as

Benign schwannoma in the hepatoduodenal ligament: Report of a case

  • Yukihisa Nagapuchi
  • Hirotake Mitsuo
  • Shigeaki Takeda
  • Keiichi Ohsato
  • Masazumi Tsuneyoshi
  • Munetomo Enjoji
Case Reports


A 62-year-old woman with a large mass in the hepatic hilus underwent surgery. Histologically the tumor was predominantly composed of spindle-shaped cells with nuclear palisading and cells that stained positively for S-100 protein. The diagnosis was benign schwannoma (neurilemoma). The presence of lymphoid cuffing with lymphoid follicles in the capsule and xanthomatous change differed from conventional soft parts schwannoma and closely resembled benign schwannoma in the gastrointestinal tract.

Key Words

schwannoma hepatoduodenal ligament 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yukihisa Nagapuchi
    • 1
  • Hirotake Mitsuo
    • 1
  • Shigeaki Takeda
    • 1
  • Keiichi Ohsato
    • 1
  • Masazumi Tsuneyoshi
    • 2
  • Munetomo Enjoji
    • 2
  1. 1.The First Department of Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of Occupational and Environmental HealthJapan
  2. 2.the Second Department of Pathology, Faculty of MedicineKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan

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