Diagnosis and Treatment of Cholangiocarcinoma and Cystic Adenocarcinoma of the Liver

  • Ryuji Mizumoto
  • Yoshifumi Kawarada


Primary carcinoma of the liver is usually classified into three types based on histological findings—hepatocellular carcinoma, cholangiocarcinoma, and a combined type. Of the many names applied to bile duct carcinoma of the liver, such as cholangioma, cholangiocarcinoma, malignant cholangioma, cholangiocellular carcinoma, alveolar carcinoma, and carcinoma adenomatosum, the International Association for the Study of the Liver adopted cholangiocarcinoma as the formal name.


Bile Duct Hepatic Duct Choledochal Cyst Intrahepatic Bile Duct Primary Liver Cancer 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryuji Mizumoto
  • Yoshifumi Kawarada
    • 1
  1. 1.First Department of SurgeryMie University School of MedicineTsu, Mie, 514Japan

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