Hemoperitoneum as the form of presentation of hepatocellular carcinoma. The contribution of computed tomography to the diagnosis.

Authors

  • C R da Fonseca Serviço de Imagiologia, Hospital de Santo António dos Capuchos, Lisboa.
  • F P Duarte

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https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.2139

Abstract

Haemoperitoneum following rupture of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is unusual. Two patients with secondary massive intraperitoneal haemorrhage due to spontaneous rupture of HCC diagnosed by Computed Tomography (TC) are discussed. The most important clinical and imagiological features of this pathology are presented.

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da Fonseca CR, Duarte FP. Hemoperitoneum as the form of presentation of hepatocellular carcinoma. The contribution of computed tomography to the diagnosis. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 1999 Jun. 30 [cited 2023 Jan. 31];12(4-6):223-6. Available from: https://actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/2139

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Arquivo Histórico