Clinical and pathologic features of proximal biliary strictures masquerading as hilar cholangiocarcinoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bile Duct Neoplasms
  • Bile Ducts, Intrahepatic
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholestasis, Extrahepatic

abstract

  • "Malignant masquerade" of the proximal bile duct results from several different underlying conditions, and differentiating benign strictures from cancer remains problematic. The treatment approach should continue to be resection for presumed malignancy.

publication date

  • December 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2005.07.011

PubMed ID

  • 16310689

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 862

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 201

number

  • 6