Primary Carcinoma of the Liver in Zambia
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A review of liver biopsies over a three year period revealed 166 cases of carcinoma of the liver. Hepatocellular carcinoma Constituted the commonest malignant tumour in male Zambians. The different histologic sub-types were studied and compared with a study of liver cell cancer in Uganda. Trabecular carcinoma was the commonest histological type. A significant association of hepatocellular carcinoma with macronodular cirrhosis was noted.
CitationNaik, K.G. (1976). Primary Carcinoma of the Liver in Zambia. Medical Journal of Zambia. 10 (6)
SponsorshipOffice of Global AIDS/US Department of State.
Medical Journal of Zambia.
Liver, Tumors, Congresses--Zambia
Carcinoma of the liver.
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