Neuroma of the Bile Duct: A late complication after cholecystectomy

Ian M. Paquette, Arief A. Suriawinata, Kim Ornvold, Timothy B. Gardner, David A. Axelrod

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Introduction Extrahepatic biliary obstruction with a mass in thCase Report we common bile duct and elevated CA 19-9 level is often due to cholangiocarcinoma. Case Report We present a case of a 71 year-old woman who presented with an extrahepatic biliary obstruction and a mass in the common bile duct 45 years after cholecystectomy. Pathologic analysis revealed a bile duct neuroma. We present the preoperative imaging, operative management, pathologic diagnosis, and literature review of this rare condition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1517-1519
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Issue number8
StatePublished - Jul 2009


  • Bile duct neuroma
  • Biliary obstruction
  • CA 19-9
  • Cholangiocarcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Gastroenterology


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