Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour of the extrahepatic bile ducts: An unusual cause of obstructive jaundice in children


Buyukyavuz I., Karnak I. , Haliloglu M., Senocak M.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.13, no.6, pp.421-424, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-2003-44736
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.421-424

Abstract

Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour is a rare entity in children with few reported series. The extrahepatic bile duct is an unusual location for this tumour. The authors report here the case of an 8-year-old girl presenting with obstructive jaundice due to inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour of the extrahepatic bile ducts with differential diagnosis of obstructive jaundice in children.