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Extrahepatic bile ducts


Features to report

Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 15 February 2013, last major update September 2012
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● Bile duct wall thickness, external surface, obstruction, stones
● Tumor size and location
● Tumor histologic type, pattern and grade
● Depth of invasion
● Number and size of tumor nodules
● Tumor extension to adjacent structures
● Status of resection margins
● Regional lymph nodes: number identified, number with tumor
● Angiolymphatic invasion
● Perineural invasion
● Presence of carcinoma in situ or dysplasia

Additional references

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2000;124:26, Arch Pathol Lab Med 2010;134:e8, CAP protocol

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