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Risk Factors for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Patient Exposed to Aflatoxins

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Description:

Chronic exposure to aflatoxins is associated with hepatocellular carcinoma (hepatoma), especially in people with other risk factors for liver disease. The risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in a developing country may be 30 times greater than that seen in a developed country.

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