Extrahepatic metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma to the paravertebral muscle: A case report
Kazuhiro Takahashi, Krishna G Putchakayala, Mohamed Safwan, Dean Y Kim, Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, United States
Author contributions: Takahashi K and Kim DY designed the report; Takahashi K, Putchakayala KG and Safwan M collected the data; Takahashi K and Kim DY wrote the paper; Putchakayala KG and Safwan M performed critical revisions of the paper.
Institutional review board statement: The case report was exempt from the Institutional Review Board standards at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
Informed consent statement: The patient’s family gave written consent, authorizing use and disclosure of his protected health information.
Conflict-of-interest statement: None of the authors have conflicts of interests to declare.
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Correspondence to: Dean Y Kim, MD, Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, 2790 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202, United States. email@example.com
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Received: February 27, 2017
Peer-review started: February 28, 2017
First decision: April 18, 2017
Revised: April 29, 2017
Accepted: May 18, 2017
Article in press: May 19, 2017
Published online: August 8, 2017