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All of the following are risk factors for Hepatocellular carcinoma except: (AIIMS MAY 09)



A Hepatitis C infection
B Alcoholism

C Aflatoxins
D Animal fat in diet

Ans. D Animal fat in diet

Major etiological associations for liver carcinoma are

1. HBV and HCV infection, Cirrhosis.

2. Chronic alcoholism

3. Food contaminants (primarily aflatoxin’s derived from Aspergillusflavus)

4. Hereditary tyrosinoses

5. Hereditary hemochromatosis

6. Anabolic steroids, OC

7. Alpha-1 ATD, PBC, Glycogen storage diseased type I

Extra Edge: Animal fat in Diet is not a causative factor of hepatoma.

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