Case 298

Medical history

A 68-year-old male patient sought medical attention complaining of abdominal pain in the right hypochondrium for 2 days, associated with jaundice and pruritus for 24 hours. He also reported weight reduction from 95 kg to 85 kg in the last 6 months. He stopped smoking and alcohol consumption 17 years ago. He denied other comorbidities, surgeries and history of similar symptoms. Magnetic resonance (MR) cholangiography and computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen were requested sequentially.

According to the patient's clinical history and the imaging tests performed, the most likely diagnosis is:

Test question

(UFPI - R3 in Surgery - 2016) Regarding cholangiocarcinoma, it is INCORRECT to state:

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