Hepatic neoplasms in childhood - A clinicopathologic study

S. Bhattacharya, F. D. Lobo, P. K. Pai, G. K. Pai

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Primary hepatic tumours are rare in childhood. We observed nine cases between 1976 and 1995, of which eight were hepatoblastomas and one a mesenchymal hamartoma. A male-to-female ratio of 2:1 was noted; 78% of the cases occurred in children below 2 years of age. Five hepatoblastomas were of the pure epithelial type; mesenchymal components encountered in the mixed type were cartilage, bone, and spindle sarcomatous cells.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-54
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Surgery International
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery


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