TITLE

Malignant masquerade of the biliary confluence

AUTHOR(S)
Noun, R.; Zeidan, S.; Ghorra, C.; Tohrne-Noun, C.
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Gut;Mar2007, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p379
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the medical history of a 70-year-old man presented with a six-week history of jaundice and pruritus as well as offers a guideline question concerning the diagnosis and management of the disorder. Physical examinations of the patient showed weight loss and jaundice while abdominal ultrasonography revealed dilated intrahepatic bile ducts and acalculous non-distended gallbladder. The proper management and diagnosis of the disease is being questioned.
ACCESSION #
24528567

 

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