Extrahepatic bile ducts

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Revised: 22 February 2019

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PubMed Search: Extrahepatic bile ducts adenoma[TI] full text[sb]

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Definition / general
  • Incidence only 10% of carcinoma
  • More common in gallbladder than extrahepatic biliary tree
  • Total excision
Gross description
  • 1 - 3 cm, usually in common bile duct
  • Single or multiple
  • Pedunculated or sessile
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Tubular, tubulovillous, villous
  • Low to high grade dysplasia
  • Usually lined by pseudostratified columnar epithelium and composed of intestinal type glands with goblet cells, endocrine cells, Paneth cells
Positive stains
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