Clinicopathologic analysis of undifferentiated carcinoma of the gallbladder.

  title={Clinicopathologic analysis of undifferentiated carcinoma of the gallbladder.},
  author={Hyo Jun Park and Kee-Taek Jang and Dong Wook Choi and Jin S. Heo and Seong Ho Choi},
  journal={Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic sciences},
  volume={21 1},
BACKGROUND Undifferentiated carcinoma (UC) of the gallbladder (GB) is a rare malignant neoplasm and there have only been sparse case reports without precise description. We analyzed eight cases of UC of GB and compared with gallbladder carcinoma (GBC) in the aspects of clinicopathologic characteristics and prognosis. METHODS We found eight UC cases out of 238 surgically resected GBCs. Patients with stage-matched GBC were selected (1:4) for comparative analysis of the clinicopathologic… CONTINUE READING


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