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Hepatobiliary cystadenoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7481986     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hepatobiliary cystadenomas are rare, truly benign cystic epithelial tumors with the potential to become cystadenocarcinoma. The initial symptom is vague, nonspecific abdominal pain, frequently in middle-aged women, but patients may be asymptomatic. Abdominal ultrasonography may be diagnostic. Intracystic fluid, obtained by sonographically guided fine-needle aspiration, may contain elevated levels of carcinoembryonic antigen. Complete resection or enucleation is the treatment of choice. We present the cases of two patients with hepatobiliary cystadenoma.
Y G Adam; C J Nonas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  88     ISSN:  0038-4348     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1995 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-12-01     Completed Date:  1995-12-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1140-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Section of Surgical Oncology, Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic Region, Springfield, Va 22150, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adenoma, Bile Duct / pathology*,  ultrasonography
Bile Duct Neoplasms / pathology*,  ultrasonography
Bile Ducts, Intrahepatic / pathology*,  ultrasonography
Biopsy, Needle
Carcinoembryonic Antigen / analysis
Cystadenoma / pathology*,  ultrasonography
Middle Aged
Ultrasonography, Interventional
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Carcinoembryonic Antigen

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