Hepatocellular Carcinoma Presenting as Spinal Cord Compression in Native Americans

Journal of Medical Case Reports
02 Oct, 2018 ,

Hepatocellular carcinoma is a common malignancy in Asia It is associated with chronic hepatitis B virus or hepatitis C virus infection and alcoholic hepatitis Commonly the tumor metastasizes to the lungs regional lymph nodes and bone Recently the incidence of metastatic spinal cord compression caused by primary hepatocellular carcinoma has been reported more frequently due to improved diagnosis and therapeuticmodalities