Paraneoplastic Syndrome Tied to HCC Prognosis

Of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, 22.3% are positive for paraneoplastic syndrome (PNS). In 534 patients, a multivariate analysis showed stage C Child-Pugh score and tumor diameter greater than 10 cm predict poor prognosis, and PNS erythrocytosis and thrombocytosis predict better prognosis.

Via European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Published online December 30, 2021.

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