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Risk factors for biliary tract carcinogenesis.

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Cholangiocarcinoma has a worldwide distribution which accounts for about 10-15% of all cases of primary hepatobiliary malignancy. Although, in the majority of cases, no aetiological factor can be identified, a number of risk factors have been shown to be important in the development of cholangiocarcinoma; most of these factors share long standing inflammation and chronic injury of the biliary epithelium. Primary sclerosing cholangitis is an uncommon disease, characterized by stricturing, fibr...

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10.1023/a:1008313809752

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Journal:
Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology / ESMO
Volume:
10 Suppl 4
Issue:
SUPPL. 4
Pages:
308-311
Publication date:
1999-01-01
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EISSN:
1569-8041
ISSN:
0923-7534
URN:
uuid:f9d3673c-2f90-4dfd-9048-5b3f3cfabe65
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171699
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pubs:171699

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