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Hepatoblastoma

Orpha number ORPHA449
Synonym(s) -
Prevalence Unknown
Inheritance Not applicable
Age of onset Childhood
ICD-10
  • C22.2
ICD-O -
OMIM -
UMLS
  • C0206624
MeSH
  • D018197
MedDRA
  • 10062001

Summary

Hepatoblastoma (HB) is a malignant hepatic tumor and is the most common pediatric liver cancer. It is characterized by anorexia, weight loss and an enlarged abdomen. HB is found with greater incidence in children with a history of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome and familial adenomatous polyposis (see these terms).

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  • Dr P CZAUDERNA

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Clinical practice guidelines
  • DE (2010)
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