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Cholangiocarcinoma arising in Caroli's disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6260057     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We studied the clinical, roentgenographic, and pathologic features of what is, to our knowledge, the seventh reported case of cholangiocarcinoma associated with Caroli's disease. Review of the literature reveals that the incidence of carcinoma in patients with this condition is higher than that previously reported for other forms of biliary-tract ectasia. Bile stasis, cholangitis, and the presence of carcinogens and promoters in bile may combine to produce the high incidence of carcinoma in these patients.
P R Phinney; G E Austin; B M Kadell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine     Volume:  105     ISSN:  0003-9985     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med.     Publication Date:  1981 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-05-26     Completed Date:  1981-05-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7607091     Medline TA:  Arch Pathol Lab Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  194-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adenoma, Bile Duct / etiology,  pathology*
Bile Duct Diseases / complications,  pathology*
Bile Duct Neoplasms / etiology,  pathology*
Bile Ducts, Intrahepatic / pathology*
Cysts / complications,  pathology*
Dilatation, Pathologic / complications,  pathology
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