Hong Kong Med J 1997;3:297-301 | Number 3, September 1997
SEMINAR PAPERS--LIVER DISEASES: PART II
Hypoglycaemia in hepatocellular carcinoma: a review
Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Hypoglycaemia in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma is not a particularly important clinical entity, as it usually occurs during the terminal stage of the illness. As many as 13% of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, however, develop hypoglycaemia early in the course of their illness. This latter group of patients show a distinct pattern in their clinical course and pathology.
Key words: Carcinoma, hepatocellular; Hypoglycemia; Pathology, clinical
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