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A case of hepatocellular carcinoma in pregnancy detected by routine screening of maternal alpha-feto-protein.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1718130     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A rare case of hepatocellular carcinoma in a 31-year-old woman is reported. The diagnosis was made at 16 weeks of pregnancy when very high levels of alpha-feto-protein were found upon routine examination. The pregnancy was terminated and cytostatic therapy was given. The patient died one year later.
Authors:
I Goldberg; M Hod; I Katz; S Friedman; J Ovadia
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0001-6349     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-11-06     Completed Date:  1991-11-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370343     Medline TA:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  241-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beilinson Medical Center, Petah-Tiqva, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Carcinoma, Hepatocellular / diagnosis*
Female
Humans
Liver Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic / diagnosis*
Tumor Markers, Biological / analysis*
alpha-Fetoproteins / analysis*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Tumor Markers, Biological; 0/alpha-Fetoproteins

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