Hepatobiliary Tumours of Childhood: Investigation and Management

  • Adrian D. Joyce
  • Edward R. Howard
Part of the Progress in Pediatric Surgery book series (PEDIATRIC, volume 22)


Primary liver tumours represent 15% of abdominal tumours in childhood. Approximately two-thirds are malignant, and effective diagnosis and treatment depend upon a logical protocol of investigation. Bile duct tumours are extremely rare and they are included in this chapter because their investigation and management is similar to those of hepatic neoplasms.


Biliary Atresia Choledochal Cyst Focal Nodular Hyperplasia Glycogen Storage Disease Cavernous Haemangiomas 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adrian D. Joyce
    • 1
  • Edward R. Howard
    • 1
  1. 1.King’s College HospitalLondonUK

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