Tumors Of The Gallbladder And Biliary Tree

Gallbladder and bile duct tumors can cause extrahepatic biliary obstruction. Symptoms may be completely absent, but are often constitutionally or reflect a biliary obstruction. The diagnosis is based on the representation of the bile ducts with ultrasonic plus CT, MRCP or ERCP. The prognosis is poor. A mechanical biliary drainage can often relieve the itching and prevent recurrent cholangitis. (See also Overview biliary function.) Gallbladder and bile duct tumors can…

September 3, 2018