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Przegl Epidemiol. 2006;60(4):741-8.

[Radiological imaging of hepatocellular carcinoma].

[Article in Polish]

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  • 1II Zakład Radiologii Klinicznej Akademii Medycznej, Warszawa.

Abstract

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common primary malignant hepatic neoplasm. 80% of HCC's occur in cirrhotic liver. This article describes symptomatology of this neoplasm and its special, rare form - fibrolamellar carcinoma. The authors present current knowledge on liver imaging - especially ultrasound, computed tomography, and MRI, radiological findings, limitations of imaging the cirrhotic liver and usefulness of these procedures in diagnosis of HCC.

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