Journal of Clinical Case Reports

ISSN: 2165-7920

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Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Congenital Absence of the Portal Vein in a Child


Nurdan Tacyildiz, Emine Gulsah Ozdemir, Zulfikar Gordu, Emel Unal, Gulsan Yavuz, Handan Ugur Dincaslan, Omer Suat Fitoz, Meltem Kologlu, Deniz Balci and Gulnur Gollu Bahadir

Congenital absence of the portal vein (CAPV) is such a rare malformation of the splanchnic venous system. Also it can be a reason for hepatic tumors, for example adenoma, hepatoblastoma or hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The cooccurence of CAPV and HCC in adult patients have been reported in the literature. It is the second case of a pediatric patient whom has also CAPV and HCC.


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