This consists of a block of tumour-infiltrated liver, and of the gallbladder opened to show the
greater part of the fundus expanded by tumour tissue. The mucosal surface in the part of the
specimen present appears to be smooth.
This woman was admitted to Porirua Hospital with senile dementia; in the year following
her admission she developed abdominal pain and died. At autopsy this lesion was demonstrated
with secondary deposits in the liver, extension into the duodenum and into the hepatic ducts with
consequent obstruction and development of a liver abscess.