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Incidental small cell carcinoma of the gallbladder—an unexpected finding at elective cholecystectomy

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dc.contributor.author Awad Zarog, Mohamed
dc.contributor.author Lyons, Emma May
dc.contributor.author O’Leary, Donal Peter
dc.contributor.author Byrnes, Gerard John
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-03T08:23:17Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-03T08:23:17Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7022
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract A 69-year-old woman was admitted electively for a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Pre-operatively she had an ultrasound abdomen which demonstrated a large gallbladder (GB) stone. Intraoperatively, a nodule was noted on the liver superolateral to GB. The procedure was subsequently converted to open and the lesion was resected en-bloc with GB. The histology result showed small cell carcinoma (SCC) of the gallbladder with invasion into the liver parenchyma. A staging computerized tomographic of the thorax, abdomen and pelvis was performed. This demonstrated enlarged adenopathy locally and systemically with metastasis to medial segment of the left hepatic lobe and right lung. Following multi-disciplinary team meeting she was referred to Oncology for chemotherapy. The patient has survived for 7 months after the initial diagnosis of SCC. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Journal of Surgical Case Reports en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Oxford University Press; ( 7 ) pp 1- 3
dc.subject small cell carcinoma en_US
dc.subject liver parenchyma en_US
dc.subject tomographic of the thorax en_US
dc.subject enlarged adenopathy en_US
dc.subject oncology for chemotherapy en_US
dc.title Incidental small cell carcinoma of the gallbladder—an unexpected finding at elective cholecystectomy en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 1093/jscr/rjy166
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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