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Year : 2023  |  Volume : 66  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 385-387

Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma presenting as cholestatic jaundice: An unusual presentation of a rare disease

1 Department of Gastroenterology, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
2 Department of Radiology, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
3 Department of Pathology, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

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Varun Mehta
Department of Gastroenterology, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana - 141 001, Punjab
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DOI: 10.4103/ijpm.ijpm_316_21

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Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma is a rare primary hepatic tumor that usually occurs in youth. The common presenting features are vague abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and weight loss. We present a case report of a young male who presented with cholestatic jaundice and on evaluation was diagnosed to have fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma. He underwent successful surgical resection of the tumor. In young individuals presenting with unexplained cholestasis, fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma should be considered.

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