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Diagnosis of cholangiocellular carcinoma

  • Masahiko Tomimatsu
  • Hiroshi Obata

Abstract

Cholangiocellular carcinoma, one of the primary liver cancers, is a malignant tumor which develops in the epithelium of the intrahepatic biliary system. This neoplasm is also called cholangioma, cholangiocarcinoma, or intrahepatic bile duct carcinoma. WHO [1] and the Liver Cancer Study Group of Japan [2] have adopted cholangiocarcinoma and cholangiocellular carcinoma, respectively.

Keywords

Bile Duct Ulcerative Colitis Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Choledochal Cyst Intrahepatic Bile Duct 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masahiko Tomimatsu
    • 1
  • Hiroshi Obata
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologyTokyo Women’s Medical CollegeShinjuku-ku, TokyoJapan

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