It is a very rare cancerous tumor that starts in the liver. These cancerous cells can metastasize (spread) to other areas of the body. This disease primarily affects children from infancy to about 3 years of age. However, even adults can develop this condition depending on their lifestyle,weight,family history.

  • Jaundice
  • Abdominal pain
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Enlarged liver
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Back pain
  • Itching
  • Fever
Tests to diagnose: 
  • Blood tests
  • Biopsy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Tests for viral hepatitis
  • MRI scans 
  • CT scan 
  • Radioisotope scans
  • PET scan

Treatment for curable tumors:

  • Partial hepatectomy
  • Liver transplant

Treatment for incurable tumors:

  • Ablative therapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy