LIVER - Secondary carcinoma

A portion of liver 10 cm in maximum diameter in which there is a secondary tumour deposit. The tumour deposit is circumscribed and yellowish; the outer surface of the tumour is depressed irregularly below the surface of the liver.
This man presented at the age of 43 with carcinoma of the colon, with secondary deposits in the liver. Three months after the primary lesion had been removed, a solitary metastasis in the liver was excised. Three months later he was alive and well.