Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - tumor
Hepatocellular carcinoma
Oncocytic variant

Author: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 27 November 2017, last major update February 2012

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PubMed Search: Oncocytic hepatocellular carcinoma

Cite this page: Jain, D. Oncocytic variant of hepatocellular carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/livertumoroncocytic.html. Accessed January 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Oncocytes predominate without fibrous stroma of fibrolamellar variant
  • Cytoplasm is intensely eosinophilic with coarse granules
  • Oncocytes are present in fibrolamellar variant and occasionally in classic hepatocellular carcinoma
Cytology images

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Oncocytic hepatocytes of fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma (for reference)