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Exophytic cystic liver lesion: an unusual presentation of a hepatocellular carcinoma in a young female.

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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most common malignant primary liver tumours. However, primary hepatic carcinomas are rare in young adults, accounting for approximately 1% of tumours in people below the age of 20. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are the two most important aetiological agents of HCC. The average age at onset of HBV-related HCC (~50 years old) is 10 years younger than that of HCV-related HCC (61-64 years). Evidence for an association be...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bcr-2017-222076

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Divisional Administration; MSD Office
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5531-3387
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
RDM; RDM Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Case Reports Journal website
Publication date:
2017-12-01
Acceptance date:
2017-11-07
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EISSN:
1757-790X
ISSN:
1757-790X
Pmid:
29237661
Source identifiers:
829278
Language:
English
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pubs:829278
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uuid:3880824d-9326-4957-81ba-c0e2e1520e98
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pubs:829278
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2018-03-16

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