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Table 1 Clinicopathological features of lymphoepithelioma-like hepatocellular carcinoma reported in the literature

From: Lymphoepithelioma-like hepatocellular carcinoma: a case report and a review of the literature

Case (ref.) Age (year)s/sex Tumor location Number of tumors Tumor size (mm) Metastasis at surgery Preoperative therapy Surgery Postoperative therapy HBV HCV LC EBV Lymphocyte phenotype dominancy Survival after surgery
1 [9] 50/M Not described 1 40 None None Liver transplantation None + + + - T cells Alive without recurrence 10 years
2 [9] 54/M Not described 2 20 None Chemo-embolization Liver transplantation None - - - -   Dead of disease 7.7 years
3 [9] 59/M Not described 4 50 None None Liver transplantation Adjuvant chemotherapy + + + -   Alive without recurrence 8 years
4 [9] 45/M Not described 1 20 None None Liver transplantation Adjuvant chemotherapy - + + -   Alive without recurrence 4.7 years
5 [9] 64/M Not described 2 40 None Chemo-embolization Liver transplantation Adjuvant chemotherapy - - + -   Alive without recurrence 3 years
6 [10] 39/F Not described 1 10 None None Liver transplantation None - + + + T cells Dead of recurrence 5 months
7 [11] 56/M Right lobe 1 30 None None Resection Chemotherapy for recurrence - + + - Not described Dead of recurrence 21 months
8 [12] 47/F Adjacent to gall bladder 1 22 None None Resection Not described - - - - T cells Alive without recurrence 15 months
9 [13] 57/M Hepatic dome 1 27 None None Resection Not described + - + - T cells Alive without recurrence 50 months
10 (present case) 79/M Lateral segment 1 50 Swollen para-aortic lymph node None Resection Chemotherapy for recurrence - - - - T cells Alive with recurrence (para-aortic lymph nodes) 20 months
  1. HBV: hepatitis B virus, HCV: hepatitis C virus, LC: liver cirrhosis, EBV: Epstein-Barr virus.