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Case Report


Primary adenoid cystic carcinoma of the liver: A case report

Padmaj S. KulkarniGirish PhadkeMahesh M. MandolkarSujit NilegaonkarSonali Deshmukh
Departments of 1Medical Oncology1Surgical Oncology, 2Pathology, 3Nuclear Medicine, 4Radiology, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India, 
Corresponding Author:

Padmaj S. Kulkarni

Departments of Medical Oncology, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
E-mail: padmaj.kulkarni@gmail.com

Corresponding Author:

Padmaj S. Kulkarni

Departments of Medical Oncology, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
E-mail: padmaj.kulkarni@gmail.com

DOI:10.18203/issn.2456-3994.IntJMolImmunoOncol20170055

ABSTRACT


Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is primarily found in the salivary glands and rarely at other organs but never reported as liver primary. This is a very rare case of primary ACC of the liver which was not resectable and managed with chemotherapy and targeted therapy. The patient progressed on imatinib (c-kit positive) while responded to chemotherapy and gefitinib (epidermal growth factor receptor mutation absent).
Keywords: Adenoid cystic carcinoma, Liver primary, Chemotherapy, Targeted therapy