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Why does gallbladder cancer lead to jaundice?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: The main duct

Draining the liver (common bile duct) collects the drainage from the gall bladder when the cystic duct joins.
The gall bladder in intimately position with the liver, and gb cancer can lead to nodes obstructing these ducts or invasion directly into the liver.

In brief: The main duct

Draining the liver (common bile duct) collects the drainage from the gall bladder when the cystic duct joins.
The gall bladder in intimately position with the liver, and gb cancer can lead to nodes obstructing these ducts or invasion directly into the liver.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Blocks bile ducts

The gallbladder cancer obstructs the bile ducts.
Blocking the bile ducts leads to a build up of bile (the yellow stuff) that can be seen in the eyes, then skin.

In brief: Blocks bile ducts

The gallbladder cancer obstructs the bile ducts.
Blocking the bile ducts leads to a build up of bile (the yellow stuff) that can be seen in the eyes, then skin.
Dr. Michael Thompson
Dr. Michael Thompson
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