Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma of liver: a rare case report


  • Nupur Rastogi Private Diagnostic Centre, Kota, India
  • Sunidhi Rohatgi 2nd year MBBS student, Kota, India



Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma, Liver, Extranodal site


Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma (FDCS) most commonly involves lymph nodes but also affects extranodal sites like liver, spleen, pancreas less commonly. It is a low to intermediate grade malignancy. Unusual presentation, morphology or immunophenotyping makes the diagnosis of FDCS very challenging. Immunohistochemistry plays a major role in confirming the diagnosis of FDCS. A 40 year male presented with dull abdominal pain. Ultrasonography revealed two hypoechoiec lesions in liver. Cytomorphology, later histological and immunohistochemistry (IHC) diagnosis of FDCS was established. Patient was put on chemotherapy.

Author Biography

Nupur Rastogi, Private Diagnostic Centre, Kota, India



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How to Cite

Rastogi, N., & Rohatgi, S. (2021). Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma of liver: a rare case report. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 9(11), 3464–3467.



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