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Abdominal pain: do not forget Thorotrast!
  1. E. Weber,
  2. F. Laarbaui,
  3. L. Michel,
  4. J. Donckier
  1. Division of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, University Hospital of Mont-Godinne, Yvoir, Belgium.


    The use of Thorotrast (25% thorium dioxide), a radiologic contrast agent used up until the mid-1950s, was associated with a wide range of malignancies, mainly of hepatic origin. We report a case of Thorotrast-induced hepatocarcinoma in an 82-year-old woman.

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