Primary Neuroendocrine Tumor of the Left Hepatic Duct – A Case Report With Review of Literature

Jaydeep H Palep, MS, Ajay H Bhandarwar, MS, Aditya Mandke, MD. Grant Medical College & Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, INDIA

 

 Primary Biliary Tract Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) are extremely rare tumors with only 59 cases reported in the literature till now.
We describe a case of a Left Hepatic Duct NET and review the literature for this rare malignancy. To the best of our knowledge the present case is the first reported case of a Left Hepatic Duct NET in the literature.
In spite of avaibility of advanced diagnostic tools like Computerized Tomography(CT) Scan and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreaticography(ERCP) a definitive diagnosis of these tumors is possible only after an accurate histopathologic diagnosis of operative specimens with immunohistochemistry and electron microscopy.


Session Number: Poster – Poster Presentations
Program Number: P347
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