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Carcinoma, Hepatocellular

A primary malignant neoplasm of epithelial liver cells. It ranges from a well-differentiated tumor with EPITHELIAL CELLS indistinguishable from normal HEPATOCYTES to a poorly differentiated neoplasm. The cells may be uniform or markedly pleomorphic, or form GIANT CELLS. Several classification schemes have been suggested.

Year introduced: 1994

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Tree Number(s): C04.557.470.200.025.255, C04.588.274.623.160, C06.301.623.160, C06.552.697.160

MeSH Unique ID: D006528

Entry Terms:

  • Carcinomas, Hepatocellular
  • Hepatocellular Carcinomas
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hepatoma
  • Hepatomas
  • Liver Cancer, Adult
  • Adult Liver Cancer
  • Adult Liver Cancers
  • Cancer, Adult Liver
  • Cancers, Adult Liver
  • Liver Cancers, Adult
  • Liver Cell Carcinoma
  • Carcinoma, Liver Cell
  • Carcinomas, Liver Cell
  • Cell Carcinoma, Liver
  • Cell Carcinomas, Liver
  • Liver Cell Carcinomas
  • Liver Cell Carcinoma, Adult

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