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All of the following are true about fibrolamellar carcinoma of the liver except: (AIIMS NOV 09)



A More common in females

B Better prognosis than HCC

C AFP levels always greater than 1000

D Occur in younger individuals

Ans. C AFP levels always greater than 1000

Fibrolamellar carcinoma:

The fibrolamellar variant of the HCC is associated with a more favorable prognosis. It arises in otherwise healthy young adults and may be discovered while still amenable to surgical resection. It is a distinctive variant of hepatocellular carcinoma

1. It is seen in young adults (20-40 yrs. of age)

2. It is more common in females.

3. Clinical Feature: Fever, Wight Loss, Enlarge liver, LFT.

4. It Metastasis to lungs & Lymph node.

5. It has better prognosis

6. It has no association with HBV or cirrhosis

7. It is grossly encapsulated mass (i.e. It is not a diffuse lesion).

8. AFP elevation is not seen in FibrolamellarCa

9. S. neurotensin level.

10. Treatment surgery

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