TITLE

Biliary Cystadenocarcinoma of Extrahepatic Duct Origin Arising in Previously Benign Cystadenoma

AUTHOR(S)
O'Shea, John S.; Shah, Deena; Cooperman, Avram M.
PUB. DATE
December 1987
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1987, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p1306
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A case of biliary cystadenocarcinoma arising from the common hepatic duct in a 47-yr-old woman who had two previous attempts at cure by local excision of a then-benign biliary cystadenoma is reported, adding further evidence that resection is the preferred treatment of these tumors, even when histologically benign. A review of the literature and of pertinent clinical and pathological features of the 32 previously reported cases is included.
ACCESSION #
16140870

 

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