Histological diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma.

@article{Callea1992HistologicalDO,
  title={Histological diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Francesco Callea and G. Fabbretti and Massimo Brisigotti and Cleto Cozzutto},
  journal={The Italian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1992},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={50-4}
}
The classical morphological criteria in the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) include: a) the similarity of tumour cells to hepatic cord cells; b) the trabecular nature of the growth with capillary and canaliculi formation; and c) the intravascular growth of trabecular carcinoma. These criteria apply to the most common variants of HCC but they do not define all cases of HCC. That makes additional criteria and certain refinements necessary. A promising approach to the diagnosis of HCC… CONTINUE READING

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