The Japanese journal of surgery

, Volume 19, Issue 6, pp 756–759 | Cite as

Double cancer of the liver and stomach with situs inversus totalis —A case report

  • Yang Il Kim
  • Izuru Tada
  • Akihiko Kuwabara
  • Michio Kobayashi
Case Reports


A case of a 66 year old woman with situs inversus totalis who developed hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) as well as stomach cancer, is reported herein. The patient was successfully treated with a left hepatic lobectomy for the HCC and a B-I gastrectomy for the stomach cancer. Careful anatomical mapping made it possible to perform a combined resection of the liver and stomach in the presence of this congenital anomaly.

Key Words

situs inversus totalis hepatocellular carcinoma stomach cancer double cancer 


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© The Japan Surgical Society 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yang Il Kim
    • 1
  • Izuru Tada
    • 1
  • Akihiko Kuwabara
    • 1
  • Michio Kobayashi
    • 1
  1. 1.The First Department of SurgeryOita Medical CollegeOitaJapan

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