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Flashcards in Cholangiocarcinoma Deck (4):
1

What are risk factors for cholangiocarcinoma

Primary sclerosing cholangitis
Fibropolycystic liver disease (choledochal cysts)
Parasitic infection with liver flukes (SE Asia)
Hepatolithiasis
Familial syndroems - Lynch, multiple biliary papillomatosis
Chronic liver disease and viral hepatitis

2

What are the classification groups of cholangiocarcinoma?

Intrahepatic (10%)
Perihilar (50%)
Extrahepatic (40%)

3

What tests are helpful in diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma

Tumour markers - ca19.9, CEA, AFP
USS, CT abdo
MRCP
ERCP/EUS
PET scan
laparoscopy

4

What are the management strategies for cholangiocarcinoma?

Resectable - surgery followed by adjuvant chemo-radiation
Unresectable - palliative chemotherapy with cisplatin/gemcitabine