Eric Johnson, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

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Biliary Tree Cancer

What every physician needs to know: Biliary tree cancers include tumors of the intrahepatic, extrahepatic and hilar biliary ducts (Klatskin tumors), and tumors of the gallbladder. Ampullary carcinomas are variably included in this group as well. Chronic inflammation of the gallbadder or bile ducts, whatever the cause, increases the risk for malignancy. Clinical presentation is…

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