Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer

, Volume 50, Issue 4, pp 997–1000 | Cite as

Gallbladder Carcinosarcoma with Mirizzi Syndrome: a Rare Presentation

  • Vaibhav Kumar VarshneyEmail author
  • Jyotsna Naresh Bharti
  • Binit Sureka
  • Subhash Chandra Soni
Case Report


Gallbladder carcinosarcoma (GBCS) is characterized by both malignant epithelial and mesenchymal elements. It is very uncommon and less than 100 cases have been reported in the available literature [1]. Due to the low incidence and dismal prognosis of GBCS, it is necessary to share all the individual experience-based information.

As gallbladder carcinoma (GBC) has been linked with cholelithiasis and chronic inflammation, GBCS has also reported frequently in association with cholelithiasis. Hereby, we discuss a case of GBCS associated with Mirizzi syndrome managed with radical cholecystectomy with a short review of literature. The coexistence of Mirizzi syndrome and GBCS has never been reported before.

Case Presentation

A 50-year-old man presented with pain in the right upper abdomen for last 3 months, which was mild dull aching in nature, non-radiating, and not associated with vomiting. He also developed progressive jaundice over 1 month, associated with cholestatic...



I would like to thank Dr. Pawan Garg for presenting this case in CPC of AIIMS, Jodhpur and Dr. M N Saravanan (Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai) for editing the manuscript.

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Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Declaration of Patient Consent

The authors certify that they have obtained all appropriate patient consent forms.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgical GastroenterologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesJodhpurIndia
  2. 2.Department of PathologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesJodhpurIndia
  3. 3.Department of Diagnostic and Interventional RadiologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesJodhpurIndia

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