A Case Report of a Primary Neuroendocrine Tumour of the Proximal Common Bile Duct
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A neuroendocrine tumour (NET) of the extrahepatic bile ducts is rare accounting 0.2 to 2% of all gastrointestinal carcinoid tumours . Localization in the proximal part of the common bile duct (CBD) is rare . Signs and symptoms are not specific, may be similar to bile duct stones. Preoperative diagnosis is difficult . The aim of this report is to describe a CBD NET not diagnosed preoperatively to highlight the difficulties encountered in this kind of situation despite the contribution of imaging in this rare localization: the junction of the common hepatic duct and cystic duct.
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