Premalignant Lesions

  • Anthony W. H. Chan
  • Alberto Quaglia
  • Beate Haugk
  • Alastair Burt
Part of the Atlas of Anatomic Pathology book series (AAP)


Like other epithelial neoplasms, both hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and cholangiocarcinoma arising in the background of cirrhosis and chronic inflammatory biliary disorders are thought to originate from a premalignant stage.


Hepatocellular Carcinoma Epithelial Neoplasm Precursor Lesion Nodular Lesion Premalignant Lesion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony W. H. Chan
    • 1
  • Alberto Quaglia
    • 2
  • Beate Haugk
    • 3
  • Alastair Burt
    • 4
  1. 1.Prince of Wales HospitalThe Chinese University of Hong KongHong KongChina
  2. 2.Institute of Liver StudiesKing’s College HospitalLondonUK
  3. 3.Department of Cellular PathologyRoyal Victoria InfirmaryNewcastle upon TyneUK
  4. 4.School of MedicineThe University of AdelaideAdelaideAustralia

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