Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bile Duct Cancer Evaluation

The evaluation of cholangiocarcinoma begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical findings in those with cholangiocarcinoma may include:

Testing is usually required to confirm the diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma and determine the severity of the illness.

Tests that may be used to evaluate cholangiocarcinoma include:

Imaging tests that may be used to evaluate cholangiocarcinoma include:

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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