Cholangiofibroma and Cholangiocarcinoma, Liver, Rat

  • Peter Bannasch
  • Ulger Benner
  • Heide Zerban
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


Both cholangiofibroma and cholangiocarcinoma appear macroscopically as firm nodules frequently distributed in the liver in a multinodular fashion (Fig. 41). The tumor tissue usually has a grayish-white color and may also have yellow areas. The macroscopic picture may become very complex and colorful when the cholangiocellular tumors are combined with hepatocellular carcinomas or malignant mesenchymal tumors, such as angiosarcomas.


Nodules of cholangiofibrosis cholan-giocellular carcinoma cholangiolar adenocarcinoma bile duct carcinoma malignant cholangioma adenocarcinoma 


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  • Peter Bannasch
  • Ulger Benner
  • Heide Zerban

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