Synchronous hilar cholangiocarcinoma and gallbladder cancer

Seema Naik, Aref Agheli, Meenal Shukla, Madhumati Kalavar

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Abstract

Hilar cholangiocarcinoma (Klatskin's tumor) is a rare cancer originating in the biliary epithelium and involving the bifurcation of the common bile duct into the right and left hepatic ducts. Its concomitant occurrence with gallbladder cancer is rarer still. The case described here provides a model for a discussion of the pathogenesis, diagnostic work-up, and current treatment of cholangiocarcinoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)447-451
Number of pages5
JournalCommunity Oncology
Volume5
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

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