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Are there other names for a cholangiocarcinoma?

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Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine
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In brief: One type is Klatskin

One type of cholangiocarcinoma is called a klatskin tumor, named after gerald klatskin.

In brief: One type is Klatskin

One type of cholangiocarcinoma is called a klatskin tumor, named after gerald klatskin.
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Dr. Shaym Puppala
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Dr. Myron Schwartz
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: Bile duct cancer

Cholangiocarcinoma arises from bile ducts.
When it arises from small ducts in the liver and presents as a liver mass it's called intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. When it starts near where the main bile duct starts branching into the liver it's called hilar cholangiocarcinoma or klatskin tumor. Those starting near where the duct enters into the intestine are called distal cholangiocarcinoma.

In brief: Bile duct cancer

Cholangiocarcinoma arises from bile ducts.
When it arises from small ducts in the liver and presents as a liver mass it's called intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. When it starts near where the main bile duct starts branching into the liver it's called hilar cholangiocarcinoma or klatskin tumor. Those starting near where the duct enters into the intestine are called distal cholangiocarcinoma.
Dr. Myron Schwartz
Dr. Myron Schwartz
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Dr. Michel Kahaleh
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Cholangiocarcinoma

Yes, bile duct cancer.

In brief: Cholangiocarcinoma

Yes, bile duct cancer.
Dr. Michel Kahaleh
Dr. Michel Kahaleh
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