Carcinosarcoma of the gallbladder: A case report and review of the literature

Alan B. Lumsden, W. E. Mitchell, M. D. Vohman

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Abstract

A case of pedunculated carcinosarcomas of the gallbladder, presenting with common duct obstruction is reported; radiological, operative and pathological findings are described. The patient was treated with cholecystectomy, common bile duct exploration and postoperative radiotherapy applied through a t-tube. Only 20 cases of carcinosarcoma of the gallbladder have been described. The current state of knowledge regarding the natural history of these tumors are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)492-494
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Surgeon
Volume54
Issue number8
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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