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Hepatocellular carcinoma in primary haemochromatosis in the absence of cirrhosis.
  1. I W Fellows,
  2. M Stewart,
  3. W J Jeffcoate,
  4. P G Smith,
  5. P J Toghill
  1. University Hospital, Nottingham.


    Two patients with primary haemochromatosis are reported in whom hepatocellular carcinoma supervened despite removal of excess iron after venesection therapy. These are the first patients described in whom hepatocellular carcinoma has complicated primary haemochromatosis in the absence of concomitant cirrhosis.

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