A case of mucinous cholangiocarcinoma showing features of hepatocellular carcinoma.

  title={A case of mucinous cholangiocarcinoma showing features of hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={K Kai and Yasushi Ide and Atsushi Kubota Ikuo Miyoshi and Masanori Masuda and Takao Ide and Kenji Kitahara and Hiroyuki Irie and Junko Nakajima and Hirokazu Noshiro and Osamu Tokunaga},
  journal={Pathology international},
  volume={63 8},
To the Editor: Mucinous cholangiocarcinoma is a rare variant of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. The incidence of mucinous cholangiocarcinoma has not been investigated in detail, but Nakajima et al. reported only one case of mucinous cholangiocarcinoma (0.8%) among 102 patients with cholangiocarcinoma. The development of portal invasion is one of the characteristic features of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), while protein induced by vitamin K absence or antagonist (PIVKA)-II, which is also… CONTINUE READING


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