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CA 19-9 production by a cystadenoma with mesenchymal stroma of the common hepatic duct: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9716236     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of a CA 19-9 producing cystadenoma with mesenchymal stroma originating from the common hepatic duct is presented, with a review of the literature. The findings of ultrasound and CT scans and the endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography picture allowed the establishment of a confident pre-operative diagnosis. Although there was an elevation of CA 19-9 serum levels, the resected specimen did not show any malignant focus at pathologic examination. After surgical excision, CA 19-9 serum levels returned to normal.
E Caturelli; M Bisceglia; M R Villani; G de Maio; D A Siena
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Liver     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0106-9543     ISO Abbreviation:  Liver     Publication Date:  1998 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-11-17     Completed Date:  1998-11-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200939     Medline TA:  Liver     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  221-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Divisione di Gastroenterologia, Ospedale Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza I.R.C.C.S., San Giovanni Rotondo (Foggia), Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Bile Duct Neoplasms* / blood,  pathology
CA-19-9 Antigen / blood*
Cystadenoma* / blood,  pathology
Middle Aged
Stromal Cells / pathology*
Tumor Markers, Biological*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/CA-19-9 Antigen; 0/Tumor Markers, Biological

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