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Hepatoblastoma



Hepatoblastoma
Classification & external resources
ICD-10 C22.0
ICD-O: 8970/3
DiseasesDB 5799
eMedicine ped/982  radio/331
MeSH D018197

Hepatoblastoma is an uncommon malignant liver neoplasm occurring in infants and children and composed of tissue resembling fetal or mature liver cells or bile ducts. They are usually present with an abdominal mass. Elevated alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) counts are commonly found.

Additional recommended knowledge

Treatment

Surgical resection, adjuvant chemotherapy prior to resection, and liver transplantation have been used to treat these neoplasms.

 
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