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High coincidence of Mirizzi syndrome and gallbladder carcinoma.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Surgery
0039-6060
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
121
Issue
1
Pages
58–63
Identifiers
PMID: 9001552
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

There is high association of gallbladder cancer in Mirizzi syndrome. Elevated CA 19-9 levels in this syndrome are indicative of a coincidental gallbladder malignancy. Because of this high coincidence of Mirizzi syndrome and gallbladder cancer we recommend an intraoperative frozen section of the gallbladder in all patients presenting with Mirizzi syndrome.

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