Spontaneous regression of liver metastasis

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Omer Elfaroug Salim
Suleiman Hussein
Shakir Z Ibrahim
Abderrhaim Dabora


Spontaneous regression of malignant tumours is extremely rare. A 75 years old female patient presented to
Soba university hospital with sub acute intestinal obstruction. She had an adenocarcinoma of the small bowel
with proven liver metastasis. Resection and anastomosis was done and a biopsy of one nodule from the liver
showed metastatic lesion. The patient has been on regular follow-up for the last four years. At present she is
clinically well. A series of abdominal U/S showed disappearance of the metastatic liver tumour, suggesting that
spontaneous regression of metastatic liver tumour might have occurred.

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