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hepatoblastoma

 [hep″ah-to-blas-to´mah]
a malignant intrahepatic tumor consisting chiefly of embryonic tissue, occurring in infants and young children.

hep·a·to·blas·to·ma

(hep'ă-tō-blas-tō'mă),
A malignant neoplasm occurring in young children, primarily in the liver, composed of tissue resembling embryonal or fetal hepatic epithelium, or mixed epithelial and mesenchymal tissues.

hepatoblastoma

/hep·a·to·blas·to·ma/ (hep″ah-to-blas-to´mah) a malignant intrahepatic tumor consisting chiefly of embryonic tissue, occurring in infants and young children.

hepatoblastoma

[hep′ətō′blastō′mə]
a cancer of the liver that tends to occur in children. It is usually detected during examination for causes of failing health and for the presence of a mass in the upper abdomen. Hepatoblastoma may be associated with precocious puberty.
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Hepatoblastoma

hep·a·to·blas·to·ma

(hep'ă-tō-blas-tō'mă)
A malignant neoplasm occurring in young children, primarily in the liver, composed of tissue resembling embryonal or fetal hepatic epithelium, or mixed epithelial and mesenchymal tissues.

hepatoblastoma

a malignant intrahepatic tumor consisting chiefly of embryonic tissue.
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After having a tooth removed and a mouth abscess drained, he was referred to hospital, where tests revealed he had stage three hepatoblastoma.
Liver biopsy revealed 16 solitary benign cystic liver lesions, 3 malignancies like HCC and hepatoblastoma and 2 patients with atypical cysts with no complication.
Alliyah Nathania de Guzman was only 2 years old in May 2015 when she was diagnosed with stage 3 hepatoblastoma.
Neoplasms include benign or malignant tumors (primary or metastases) for example: hepatoblastoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, adenoma23-26.
Frequent expression has been documented in a number of neoplasms, such as hepatoblastoma, (117) undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver, (118) yolk sac tumor, (119, 120) choriocarcinoma, (121) pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma, (110, 121) Merkel cell carcinoma, (122) and lung squamous cell carcinoma.
11%) were diagnosed as hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatoblastoma was diagnosed in eight cases (2.
There were 16 patients with neuroblastoma, 12 with lymphoma, 6 with hepatoblastoma, 4 with rhabdomyosarcoma, and 7 with nephroblastoma.
Little Dawson Willcock, 19 months, has hepatoblastoma - a liver cancer which affects one in a million children.
Separate analyses were carried out for CNS tumors; non-CNS embryonal tumors (neuroblastoma, retinoblastoma, renal tumors, soft tissue sarcomas, hepatoblastoma, and germ cell tumors); and the miscellaneous group (carcinomas, bone tumors, and non-specified tumors).
While research suggests that obinutuzumab could be relevant for lymphoma treatment, axitinib may be effective in the treatment of childhood neuroblastoma, hepatoblastoma, medulloblastoma, Wilms' tumour and ependymoma, not to mention possibly playing a role in rhabdomyosarcoma and high-grade glioma.
After undergoing a series of tests, we discovered that the child, who weighed around 8kg, had hepatoblastoma, a very rare cancerous tumour that starts in the liver.
After undergoing a series of tests, we discovered that the child who weighed around eight kg had hepatoblastoma, a very rare cancerous tumour that starts in the liver.