Javascript er ikke aktivert i din nettleser. Dette er nødvendig for å bruke Oncolex. Kontakt din systemadministrator for å aktivere JavaScript.

Etiology of liver cancer

Chronic inflammation, often in connection with a hepatotrophic virus, alfatoxin or alcohol, is observed in connection with the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

A common estimate is that 80% of these patients have liver cirrhosis at the time of diagnosis. It is also known that HCC can develop without detectable liver disease.

For intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, (IHCC) the etiology is in most cases unknown, however chronic infections, hepatolithiasis, bile duct anomalies, and biliary cystadenoma can lead to development of IHCC.

Oslo University Hospital shall not be liable for any loss whether direct, indirect, incidental or consequential, arising out of access to, use of, or reliance upon any of the content on this website. Oslo University Hospital© 2016