hepatocellular carcinoma

A type of adenocarcinoma, the most common type of liver tumor.

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  • Hepatocellular carcinoma — Infobox Disease Name = Hepatocellular carcinoma Caption = Hepatocellular carcinoma in an individual that was hepatitis C positive. Autopsy specimen. ICD10 = ICD10|C|22|0|C|22 ICD9 = ICD9|155 ICDO = 8170/3 MedlinePlus = 000280 eMedicineSubj = med… …   Wikipedia

  • Hepatocellular carcinoma — A tumor in which the cancer starts during adulthood in cells in the liver. Also called adult primary liver cancer. Primary liver cancer is different from cancer that has metastasized (spread) from another place in the body to the liver. The signs …   Medical dictionary

  • hepatocellular carcinoma — noun carcinoma of the liver • Syn: ↑hepatoma, ↑malignant hepatoma, ↑hepatocarcinoma • Hypernyms: ↑carcinoma …   Useful english dictionary

  • hepatocellular carcinoma — noun A type of liver cancer …   Wiktionary

  • hepatocellular carcinoma — hepatoma …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 34518 ICD10 = ICD10|C|22|0|C|22 ICD9 = ICD9|155 ICDO = ICDO|8171|3 OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 787 MeshID = Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma is a form of… …   Wikipedia

  • Carcinoma, hepatocellular — A tumor in which the cancer starts during adulthood in cells in the liver. Also called adult primary liver cancer. Primary liver cancer is different from cancer that has metastasized (spread) from another place in the body to the liver. The signs …   Medical dictionary

  • Carcinoma — Infobox Disease Name = Carcinoma Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = 8010/3 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D002277 A carcinoma is any malignant cancer that arises from epithelial cells. Carcinomas invade… …   Wikipedia

  • hepatocellular — adjective Date: 1940 of or involving hepatocytes < hepatocellular carcinoma > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • carcinoma — Any of various types of malignant neoplasm derived from epithelial cells, chiefly glandular (adenocarcinoma) or squamous (squamous cell c.); the most commonly occurring kind of cancer. [G. karkinoma, fr. karkinos, cancer, + oma, tumor] Like other …   Medical dictionary

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