Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Pregnancy withUnusual Presentations

  title={Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Pregnancy withUnusual Presentations},
  author={Alireza Norouzi and Mohammad Naeimi Tabei and Sam Tavassoli and Sima Besharat},
  journal={Middle East Journal of Digestive Diseases},
  pages={228 - 231}
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is very rare during pregnancy and has a worse prognosis in pregnant women compared to those who are not pregnant. We present a case of HCC in a 41- year-old pregnant patient who was referred to our academic hospital.The patient presented with chief complaints of abdominal pain, jaundice, edema and hypertension. Laboratory results were notable for elevated liver enzymes and features of microangiopathic hemolytic anemia with normal alpha fetoprotein (AFP) and… Expand
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