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Case Report The Natural Course of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Super-Elderly Patient
Park, Yoo Min , Choi, In Zoo , Shim, Jae Jun , Kim, Byung Ho
Journal of Liver Cancer 2018;18(2):146-150
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17998/jlc.18.2.146
Published online: September 30, 2018
Department of Internal Medicine, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. joyshim@khu.ac.kr
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As the mean life expectancy increases, the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in superelderly patients (>85 years old) is expected to increase in Korea. However, their clinical features, treatments, and treatment outcomes are unclear. Herein, we present a case of a large single HCC and its natural course in an 86-year-old man who refused any treatment following histologic diagnosis.


JLC : Journal of Liver Cancer