An important pitfall in diagnosing gall bladder cancer

Feisthammel, J.; Caca, K.; Mössner, J.; Kahn, T.; Kluge, R.
November 2004
Gut;Nov2004, Vol. 53 Issue 11, p1651
Academic Journal
The article presents a case study of a 72-year-old male, admitted for repeated right upper abdominal pain, sporadic fever, and weight loss over a period of six months. Abdominal ultrasound showed cholestasis and suspected bile duct stones. Other clinical examinations conducted also shown abnormalities. Due to comorbidities and local tumor extension, the patient was treated with palliative insertion of plastic bile duct stents.


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