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Carcinoma of the gallbladder in ulcerative colitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis. Report of two cases.

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The authors present the cases of two patients with carcinoma of the gallbladder complicating chronic ulcerative colitis. Both patients had concomitant primary sclerosing cholangitis. Twelve such cases of gallbladder carcinoma have been reported in the literature. The presence of primary sclerosing cholangitis in patients with ulcerative colitis is associated with malignancy of the extrahepatic biliary tree. It is suggested that, if colectomy is necessary, the liver should be biopsied and a ch...

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10.1007/bf02051079

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Chapman, RW More by this author
Kettlewell, MG More by this author
Journal:
Diseases of the colon and rectum
Volume:
34
Issue:
9
Pages:
827-828
Publication date:
1991-09-05
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EISSN:
1530-0358
ISSN:
0012-3706
URN:
uuid:e3233fcd-acfc-4918-86e9-09f291f06d13
Source identifiers:
181534
Local pid:
pubs:181534

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