Gallbladder Carcinoid Tumor in a 68 Years Old Patient
Iraqi Postgraduate Medical Journal,
2012, Volume 11, Issue 2, Pages 289-291
Gallbladder carcinoid tumor is a very rare neoplasm, usually lacking specific symptoms. In most instances, gallbladder carcinoid tumors are incidentally found after a cholecystectomy for other gallbladder disorders or on postmortem autopsies.
We are presenting a case of a 68 years old male patient with a carcinoid tumor of the gall bladder with liver involvement.
Patient presented with signs and symptoms of acute cholecystitis. Conservative treatment was done. Investigations were done for the patient and surgery was performed as elective open cholecystectomy 6 weeks later. Multiple liver nodules were found during surgery ,biopsy material was taken from these nodules and send for histopathology in addition to the removed gall bladder.
Avery rare condition of Gallbladder carcinoid tumor with liver metastasis.
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