Items tagged “biliary system”
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Cholangiocarcinoma is a malignant tumor arising from cholangiocytes in the biliary tree. It tends to have a poor prognosis and high morbidity. It is the second most common primary hepatic tumor, with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas (ICCs) accounting for 10-20% of primary liver tumors. Epidemio...
Biliary cystadenocarcinomas are rare cystic hepatic neoplasms. They can be thought of as a malignant counterpart of biliary cystadenomas. Epidemiology There is recognized increased female predilection. Its incidence peak is around 60 years of age. Clinical presentation The clinical symptoms ...
Common hepatic duct
The common hepatic duct is formed by the junction of the right and left hepatic ducts. It joins the cystic duct to form the common bile duct. It is approximately 4 cm long and 4 mm in diameter. Together with the cystic duct (laterally) and cystic artery (superiorly), they form Calot's triang...