Surgical treatment of solitary neurofibroma of the common hepatic duct: A rare cause of obstructive jaundice

Lorenzo Dominioni, Massimo Bianchi, Antonio Chiappa, Renzo Dionigi

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Abstract

A 39-year-old man developed obstructive jaundice caused by solitary plexi- form neurofibroma of the common hepatic duct. Bile duct neurofibroma of the solitary type is a very rare tumor, of which only 3 cases have been described in the literature. The bile duct neurofibroma was successfully treated by resection of the gallbladder, common hepatic and common bile ducts, followed by bi-hepatico-jejunal anastomosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)140-143
Number of pages4
JournalDigestive Surgery
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995

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Keywords

  • Extrahepatic bile ducts
  • Neurofibroma
  • Obstructive jaundice

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology
  • Surgery

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