bile ducts

Bile duct adenoma

What is a bile duct adenoma? A bile duct adenoma is a noncancerous type of tumour found in the liver. It is made up of bile ducts, small channels that help move bile and other substances out of the liver. What causes a bile duct adenoma? We do not know what causes a bile duct …
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Bile ducts

What are bile ducts? The bile ducts are a group of tubes that connect the liver and¬†gallbladder to the small intestine. They allow bile and other materials produced by the liver to travel into the intestine, where they help with digestion or are removed from the body as stool. The system of bile ducts is …
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Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

What is intrahepatic cholangiocarcioma? Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is a type of bile duct cancer. It is called ‘intrahepatic’ because the tumour starts from a bile duct inside the liver. What are the symptoms of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma? Unfortunately, most patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma experience very few symptoms until the tumour reaches an advanced stage and blocks the …
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