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Primary hepatocellular carcinoma presenting as fulminant hepatic failure in a young woman.
  1. L. J. Levy,
  2. L. M. Swinburne,
  3. R. P. Boulton,
  4. M. S. Losowsky
  1. Department of Medicine, St. James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK.


    A 29 year old Caucasian female, with no history of chronic liver disease, presented with fulminant hepatic failure, the cause of which was not established until post-mortem when it was found that she had a rare form of hepatocellular carcinoma. To our knowledge, this is the only detailed report of hepatocellular carcinoma presenting in this manner.

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