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Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: Introduction

Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: A slow growing malignant cancer that occurs in the bile ducts in the liver. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is available below.

Symptoms of Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

Treatments for Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

  • Surgery with resection of the tumor and reconstruction of the duct system
  • Liver transplant - occasionally done in specialized centres
  • Chemotherapy - Not usually chemo-sensitive but responses have been seen
  • Palliative management of symptoms - including stenting procedures for obstructive jaundice
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: Complications

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Causes of Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

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Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

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Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

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Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

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Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: Animations

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Definitions of Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma:

Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, or a subtype of Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Related Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma Info

More information about Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

  1. Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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