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About an unusual biliary cystic liver tumor

  • Arthur Marichez
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    Reprint requests: Dr Arthur Marichez, MD, Department of Hepato-Bilio-Pancreatic Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Haut Lévêque Hospital, Bordeaux University Hospital, 1 Avenue de Magellan, 33 600 Pessac, France.
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    Department of Hepato-Bilio-Pancreatic Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Haut Lévêque Hospital, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bordeaux, France

    Inserm UMR 1312–Team 3 “Liver Cancers and tumoral invasion”. Bordeaux Institute of Oncology, University of Bordeaux, France
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  • Benjamin Fernandez
    Affiliations
    Department of Hepato-Bilio-Pancreatic Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Haut Lévêque Hospital, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bordeaux, France
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  • Laurence Chiche
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    Department of Hepato-Bilio-Pancreatic Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Haut Lévêque Hospital, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bordeaux, France

    Inserm UMR 1312–Team 3 “Liver Cancers and tumoral invasion”. Bordeaux Institute of Oncology, University of Bordeaux, France
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      A 74-year-old woman presented atypical generalized abdominal pain for several months. She previously was cured of breast cancer a decade ago. Physical examination revealed an abdominal deformity of the right quadrant with hepatomegaly. She did not report any loss of weight or asthenia. Blood tests were normal, especially liver function. Tumors markers (carcinoembryonic antigen, alfa-fetoprotein, carbohydrate antigen 19-9 and 15-3) were strictly normal.
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