A previously undescribed form of intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct.

@article{Ogura2013APU,
  title={A previously undescribed form of intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct.},
  author={Tadatoshi Ogura and Yoshitaka Kurisu and Daisuke Masuda and Motohito Hayashi and Akira Imoto and Eiji Umegaki and Kiyotaka Uchiyama and Kazuhide Higuchi},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2013},
  volume={45 Suppl 2 UCTN},
  pages={E340-1}
}
Intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct (IPNB) is characterized by dilated intrahepatic bile ducts filled with papillary or villous neoplastic biliary epithelium [1]. Not infrequently, because of its production of excess mucin, this tumor causes cystic dilation of the affected bile ducts as well as branched-type intraductal mucinous papillary neoplasm of the pancreas [2]. Because IPNB is really located within the intrahepatic bile duct, the main site of this tumor is within the liver… CONTINUE READING