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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
von Delius, S; Lersch, C; Schulte-Frohlinde, E; Fend, F; Dobritz, M; Schmid, RM; Eckel, F 
Title:
Hepatocellular carcinoma associated with hereditary hemochromatosis occurring in non-cirrhotic liver. 
Abstract:
The occurrence of primary hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with hereditary hemochromatosis (HH) is well known. Thereby, the development of liver cirrhosis seems to be a prerequisite. Whether or not a hepatic iron overload in the context of hereditary hemochromatosis is an independent risk factor for HCC remains unclear. To date there are only a few reports about HCC arising in non-cirrhotic livers in the presence of HH. We report the case of a 64-year-old man who presented to our outpa...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Z Gastroenterol 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
44 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
39-42 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0044-2771 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; r Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie; r Radiologie