What is the frequency of cholangiocarcinoma in cirrhosis?

Updated: Jul 30, 2018
  • Author: David C Wolf, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Cholangiocarcinoma occurs in approximately 10% of patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis. Early diagnosis of HCC is critical because it is potentially curable through either liver resection or liver transplant.


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