Reactivation of tuberculosis in hepatocellular carcinoma treated with transcatheter arterial chemoembolization: A report of 3 cases.

@article{Kim2012ReactivationOT,
  title={Reactivation of tuberculosis in hepatocellular carcinoma treated with transcatheter arterial chemoembolization: A report of 3 cases.},
  author={Yun Jeung Kim and Pyung Gohn Goh and Hee Seok Moon and Eaum Seok Lee and Seok Hyun Kim and Byung Seok Lee and Heon Young Lee},
  journal={World journal of radiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={
          236-40
        }
}
Pulmonary tuberculosis is an opportunistic infection that can be reactivated in immunocompromised conditions, for example, in malignancy or after liver transplantation. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has a high mortality rate because it is frequently diagnosed at an advanced stage. Although surgical resection is the established curative measure for HCC, it is only feasible for early-stage HCC. Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) is the most common treatment modality for patients… CONTINUE READING