Mucin-hypersecreting intrahepatic biliary neoplasms.

  title={Mucin-hypersecreting intrahepatic biliary neoplasms.},
  author={Takashi Kokubo and Yuji Itai and Kuni Ohtomo and Kouichi Itoh and Nobuo Kawauchi and Manabu Minami},
  volume={168 3},
The radiologic findings are described in six patients with "mucin-hypersecreting" intrahepatic biliary neoplasms (biliary cystadenocarcinoma or papillary cholangiocarcinoma). Massive amounts of mucin were confirmed in the dilated bile ducts at surgery or autopsy. Computed tomography (CT) and ultrasound (US) demonstrated severe dilatation of the intrahepatic bile ducts distal to the tumor in all patients and of extrahepatic ducts in five. On cholangiograms, large, amorphous filling defects… CONTINUE READING
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