CHOLANGIOCARCINOMA

  • Chronic typhoid, C. sinensis infestation, Ulcerative colitis are high risk factor for cholangiocarcinoma
  • An increased incidence of cholangiocarcinoma is seen in case of Liver flukes, Sclerosing cholangitis & Polycystic disease of liver
  • Division of both ducts is involved in Type 2 cholangiocarcinoma
  • MOST common site of cholangiocarcinoma is hilum
  • Cholangiocarcinoma is caused by Fasciola or Clonorchis infestation
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis is risk factor for cholangiocarcinoma 
  • Klatskin tumor is Nodular type of cholangiocarcinoma
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis is likely to be associated with Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Ulcerative colitis, Clonorchis sinensis & Choledochal cyst predispose to cholangiocarcinoma 
  • Cholangiocarcinoma histologically resembles Schirrhous type
  • Risk factor in cholangiocarcinoma Caroli disease
  • Cholangiocarcinoma is Opistorchissinensis infection
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