Intrahepatic calculi associated with cholangiocarcinoma
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A unique case of hepatolithiasis associated with cholangiocarcinoma is described. The intrahepatic calculi consisted mainly of cholesterol rather than calcium bilirubinate. A bacteriological study of the intrahepatic and gallbladder bile was negative, though bacterial infection of the bile duct has been considered a main factor responsible for formation of intrahepatic calculi.
Key Wordscholangiocarcinoma hepatolithiasis intrahepatic calculi
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