Early occurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma in biliary atresia treated by liver transplantation

Andrea Brunati, Zéphyrin Feruzi, Etienne Sokal, Françoise Smets, Caroline Fervaille, Serge Gosseye, Philippe Clapuyt, Jean De Ville De Goyet, Raymond Reding

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Abstract

A case of liver transplantation for HCC complicating BA in an eight-month old infant is reported. HCC in BA is extremely rare. Screening of AFP and ultrasonographic examination should be performed regularly in patients with secondary biliary cirrhosis for early detection of HCC.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)117-119
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Transplantation
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2007

Keywords

  • Biliary atresia
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Infant
  • Liver transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Transplantation

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    Brunati, A., Feruzi, Z., Sokal, E., Smets, F., Fervaille, C., Gosseye, S., Clapuyt, P., De Ville De Goyet, J., & Reding, R. (2007). Early occurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma in biliary atresia treated by liver transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation, 11(1), 117-119. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1399-3046.2006.00623.x