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Title: Hepatoblastoma in childhood, long term survival achieved: 2 case reports and literature review
Authors: El Asmar, Antoine
El Rassi, Ziad
Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine 
Keywords: Chemotherapy
Hepatoblastoma case reports
Long term survival
Surgical resection
Total remission
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: National Library of Medicine
Part of: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
Volume: 21
Start page: 55
End page: 58
Abstract: 
Hepatoblastoma is the most common primary liver tumor for children under 5 years of age. It usually presents as an abdominal mass, symptomatic only when large enough to cause mass effect on nearby organs. Symptoms such as early satiety, anorexia, abdominal pain or weight loss are the most common. Diagnosis depends on imaging studies, AFP levels and percutaneous biopsy. Treatment modality is usually surgical with neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
URI: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/5963
ISSN: 2210-2612
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2016.02.019
Open URL: Link to full text
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Medicine

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