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Isolated brain metastasis in cholangiocarcinoma: a case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24772834     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cholangiocarcinoma is a rare malignancyinvolvingthe epithelium of the intrahepatic and extrahepatic bile ducts associated with high mortality usually from systemic recurrence. Isolated brain metastases occur rarely in this malignancy. We found three previous reports on this subject in our review of literature which had a varied presentation. We present the case report of a patient presenting with an isolated brain metastases and we present a review of the literature concerning this diagnosis.
Authors:
Kent J Kilbourn; Joseph Aferzon; Mohanakrishnan Menon
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Connecticut medicine     Volume:  78     ISSN:  0010-6178     ISO Abbreviation:  Conn Med     Publication Date:  2014 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-04-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372745     Medline TA:  Conn Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  161-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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