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2021 Jan 02

BMC Surg



Concomitant hepatic tuberculosis and hepatocellular carcinoma: a case report and review of the literature.


Alsaif HS, Hassan A, Refai O, Awary K, Kussaibi H, Ismail MH, Alghnimi I
BMC Surg. 2021 Jan 02; 21(1):2.
PMID: 33388034.


Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common primary liver malignancy that is strongly associated with chronic liver disease. Isolated hepatic tuberculosis is an uncommon type of tuberculosis. Concomitant occurrence of both conditions is extremely rare.