Clinical Manifestations and Paraneoplastic Syndromes of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  • Michael C. Kew


Hepatocellular carcinoma presents clinically in many diverse ways. The variety of the presenta-tions stems partly from the different biological characteristics of hepatocellular carcinoma in high- and low-incidence regions and partly from the wide range of paraneoplastic phenomena which may precede the local manifestations of the tumor.


Hepatocellular Carcinoma Hepatic Vein Paraneoplastic Syndrome Carcinoid Syndrome Porphyria Cutanea Tarda 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael C. Kew
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineUniversity of the Wit-watersrand Medical School and Johannesbury and Baragwanath HosptialsJohannesburgSouth Africa

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