n South African Journal of Surgery - Tubercular biliary stricture - a malignant masquerade : case report
|Article Title||Tubercular biliary stricture - a malignant masquerade : case report|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Surgery|
|Affiliations||1 Army Hospital R and R, India, 2 Army Hospital R and R, India, 3 Army Hospital R and R, India and 4 Army Hospital R and R, India|
|Publication Date||Nov 2013|
Hilar cholangiocarcinoma is the most common cause of a stricture in the hilar region, and hilar stricture in the absence of any previous surgical intervention should be considered to indicate malignant disease until proven otherwise. We present a rare case of isolated hilar tubercular stricture, all the features of which were suggestive of malignancy.
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