May 11, 2022

Imaging Features of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Children With and Without Underlying Risk Factors

AJR. American journal of roentgenology
Mitchell A Rees, Gary R Schooler, Govind B Chavhan, Alexander J Towbin, Adina L Alazraki, Judy H Squires, Tyler J Fraum, Chao Zhang, Geetika Khanna
BACKGROUND. Pediatric hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is an aggressive malignancy for which imaging findings remain poorly described. In comparison with adult HCC, pediatric HCC more commonly occurs without underlying risk factors, and standardized surveillance guidelines for those with predispositions are lacking. OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article was to evaluate imaging findings of nonfibrolamellar pediatric HCC and to identify associations between these imaging findings and the presence...