Extrahepatic bile ducts
Features to report

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 8 February 2018, last major update September 2012

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PubMed Search: Features to report extrahepatic bile ducts[TIAB]

Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Features to report. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/gallbladderextrahepaticfeatures.html. Accessed November 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • 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