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Title: Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma in pregnancy
Authors: Louie-Johnsun, Mark ;Hewitt, P.M.;Perera, D.S.;Morris, D.L.
Issue Date: 2003
Source: Volume 5, Issue 3, pp. 191 - 193
Journal title: HPB
Abstract: BACKGROUND: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is rare in pregnancy but can enlarge rapidly under these circumstances. CASE OUTLINE: A 25-year-old woman was diagnosed with HCC of fibrolamellar type immediately post-partum. One year after liver resection the patient remains well. DISCUSSION: This is only the second report of fibrolamellar carcinoma occurring in pregnancy. Other types of hepatocellular carcinoma in pregnancy have generally demonstrated a poor outcome, probably secondary to hormonal changes and increased liver vascularity.
URI: https://elibrary.cclhd.health.nsw.gov.au/cclhdjspui/handle/1/1610
DOI: 10.1080/13651820310015310
Pubmed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18332985
ISSN: 1365-182x
Publicaton type: Journal Article
Keywords: Cancer
Pregnancy
Appears in Collections:Oncology / Cancer

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