Hepatolithiasis associated with cholangiocarcinoma

@article{Su1997HepatolithiasisAW,
  title={Hepatolithiasis associated with cholangiocarcinoma},
  author={C H Su and Yi-Ming Shyr and Wing-yiu Lui and F K P'eng},
  journal={British Journal of Surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={84}
}
Background Intrahepatic stone is common in East Asia. Hepatolithiasis is a risk factor for cholangiocarcinoma but it is difficult to make an accurate diagnosis before operation. The effect of intrahepatic stone on diagnosis, treatment and survival in patients with coexistent cholangiocarcinoma was investigated. 

Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and hepatolithiasis: an unusual association in Western countries.

The association of hepatolithiasis and a cholangiocarcinoma in a Caucasian patient with a 17-year history of recurrent pancreatitis associated with hepatolithia is reported.

Intrahepatic stones might mimic cholangiocarcinoma on ERCP.

This is a report of a case of intrahepatic stones with no such underlying abnormalities and which caused misleading cholangiographic appearances.

[Hepaticolithiasis. Rare benign disease of the intrahepatic bile ducts].

A case of hepaticolithiasis and concurrent pancreatic metaplasia is shown, which is a rare disease of the intrahepatic bile ducts endemic to east Asia and also is known as oriental cholangiohepatitis.

Pyogenic liver abscess related to intrahepatic bile duct stones: Difficulties in infectious control and diagnosis of concomitant cholangiocarcinoma

Cholangitis, bacteremia, and pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) can be often caused by intrahepatic bile ducts stone (IBDS), which is endemic to South‐East Asia. The association between IBDS and

CT findings of cholangiocarcinoma associated with recurrent pyogenic cholangitis.

Cholangiocarcinoma associated with recurrent pyogenic cholangitis is predominantly located in the atrophic hepatic lobes and in the hepatic lobe of biliary calculi and is associated with the narrowing or obliteration of the portal vein.

Imaging of perihilar cholangiocarcinoma.

Imaging plays a central role in the detection, differential diagnosis, and staging of perihilar cholangiocarcinoma.

A Case of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Associated with Hepatolithiasis

Under the diagnosis of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma associated with hepatolithiasis, the patient was conducted left hepatic lobectomy with bile duct resection and right hepaticojejunostomy with no evidence of recurrent disease during 1-year follow-up.

Recurrent Pyogenic Cholangitis

Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis (RPC) is an inflammatory condition of the liver and biliary tree characterized by recurrent attacks of cholangitis associated with dilation and stricturing of the
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