Diffuse infiltrative hepatocellular carcinoma or cirrhosis? Journal of Education, Health and Sport

Koza Jarosław, Świątkowski Maciej
2017 Journal of Education   unpublished
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more » ... hors declare that there is no conflict of interests regarding the publication of this paper. Summary The case of a patient whose imaging tests indicated liver cirrhosis is presented. The detailed diagnostic reveals advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Alpha-fetoprotein and a blind liver biopsy was necessary. The authors conclude that in oncological surveillance of patients with cirrhosis, not only ultrasound but also AFP should be included.
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