Subcutaneous metastasis – the first sign of hepatocellular carcinoma in chronic virus C hepatitis patient – Case report.

 

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Subcutaneous metastasis – the first sign of hepatocellular carcinoma in chronic virus C hepatitis patient – Case report.

J Med Life. 2015 Jul-Sep;8(3):361-4

Authors: Ciortescu I, Rotariu A, Cozma DM, Negru D, Livadariu R, Diaconu D

Abstract
Hepatocellular carcinomas make up 90% of primary liver cancers. The association between the hepatic carcinoma and virus B and C infection has been already proven. Hepatocellular carcinoma develops, in most cases, on a background of cirrhosis and rarely in hepatitis. The case we have chosen to report distinguishes itself due to the unusual extra-hepatic metastatic location of a hepatocellular carcinoma in a patient with Chronic HCV hepatitis.

PMID: 26351542 [PubMed – in process]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26351542?dopt=Abstract

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