Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 81, Issue 6, pp 596–598 | Cite as

A Patient with Synchronous Primary Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Primary Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

  • Po-Yang Pan
  • Peng-Sheng Lai
  • Chih-Yang HsiaoEmail author
Case Report


The incidence of synchronous double primary malignancies is rare. There were only two cases with synchronous hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and pancreatic cancer has been reported so far (J Surg Case Rep 2017(9):rjx182, 2017; Indian J Palliat Care 20:53–6, 2014). Whether double primary malignancies to be operable is an interesting and important issue for surgeon. Here, we report a rare case of synchronous double primary malignancies of the liver and pancreas received simultaneous hepatic segmentectomy and pancreaticoduodenectomy.


Double primary malignancy Hepatocellular carcinoma Metastases Pancreatic duct adenocarcinoma 


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Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryNational Taiwan University Hospital Yun-Lin BranchDouliu CityTaiwan

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