Liver fluke induces cholangiocarcinoma.
Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand. firstname.lastname@example.orgShow MeSH
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Mentions: In Thailand, the first evidence for such an association came from hospital case series. CCA was observed in a high percentage of liver cancers from northeast Thailand, where the prevalence of O. viverrini infection is higher than elsewhere in this country . More formal correlation studies showed that the incidence of CCA in the five major regions of Thailand varied by at least 12-fold and had a strong positive correlation with the prevalence of O. viverrini infection, as measured by anti-O. viverrini antibody titres in the general population (Figure 3) [20,21]. Similar correlations have been observed in populations in Laos [22,23]. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) shows no such relationship.
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