Adult hepatocellular carcinoma
Adult hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common primary liver cancer of adulthood. Derived from well-differentiated hepatocytes, it often develops from chronic liver cirrhosis which is most often due to hepatitis B and C virus or alcohol abuse. Symptoms are hepatic mass, abdominal pain and, in advanced stages, jaundice, cachexia and liver failure.
Synonyms: Adult HCC
- clinical subtype
- has_inheritance some not genetically inherited
- part_of some Hepatocellular carcinoma