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A Prenatally Detected Case of Congenital Hepatoblastoma

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Abstract

Hepatoblastoma is a rare tumor of childhood and its incidence in the first year of life is about one in a million. Forty-two congenital hepatoblastoma cases were reported so far. Among 42 congenital hepatoblastoma patients, only seven cases have been detected in the prenatal period. Here we report a rare case diagnosed before birth and confirmed by postmortem autopsy.

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Ergin, H., Yildirim, B., Dagdeviren, E. et al. A Prenatally Detected Case of Congenital Hepatoblastoma. Pathol. Oncol. Res. 14, 97–100 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12253-008-9001-8

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  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Prenatal diagnosis
  • Ultrasound