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World J Gastroenterol. Feb 7, 2009; 15(5): 578-582
Published online Feb 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.578
Table 1 Summary of the incidence of HCC in patients with liver cirrhosis due to different underlying diseases. Incidence of HCC was demonstrated to be by far the lowest in autoimmune hepatitis
Patients with liver cirrhosis
Underlying diseaseHCC incidence per year (%)Reference
Chronic hepatitis C1-8[136]
Chronic hepatitis B1-15[78]
Alcoholic liver disease1[9]
Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)2[1213]
Autoimmune hepatitis< 0.2