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Gallbladder Carcinoma
Maria A. Manning, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Abbreviations

            • Gallbladder carcinoma (GBC)
          • Definitions

            • Uncommon but lethal malignant epithelial neoplasm arising from gallbladder mucosa
            • Most common neoplasm of biliary tree, with worst prognosis

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Ultrasonographic Findings

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                    • Imaging Recommendations

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • General Features

                          • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                            • Microscopic Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                      • Consider

                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                          Selected References

                                          1. Kim JH et al: High-resolution sonography for distinguishing neoplastic gallbladder polyps and staging gallbladder cancer. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 204(2):W150-9, 2015
                                          2. Cariati A et al: Gallbladder cancers: associated conditions, histological types, prognosis, and prevention. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 26(5):562-9, 2014
                                          3. Pitt SC et al: Incidental gallbladder cancer at cholecystectomy: when should the surgeon be suspicious? Ann Surg. 260(1):128-33, 2014
                                          4. Runner GJ et al: Gallbladder wall thickening. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 202(1):W1-W12, 2014
                                          5. Wernberg JA et al: Gallbladder cancer. Surg Clin North Am. 94(2):343-60, 2014
                                          6. Xu JM et al: Differential diagnosis of gallbladder wall thickening: the usefulness of contrast-enhanced ultrasound. Ultrasound Med Biol. 40(12):2794-804, 2014
                                          7. Zemour J et al: Gallbladder tumor and pseudotumor: Diagnosis and management. J Visc Surg. 151(4):289-300, 2014
                                          8. Cairns V et al: Risk and Cost-effectiveness of Surveillance Followed by Cholecystectomy for Gallbladder Polyps. Arch Surg. 147(12):1078-83, 2012
                                          9. Kai K et al: Clinicopathologic features of advanced gallbladder cancer associated with adenomyomatosis. Virchows Arch. 459(6):573-80, 2011
                                          10. Edge SB et al: AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, 7th ed. New York: Springer, 2010
                                          11. Meacock LM et al: Evaluation of gallbladder and biliary duct disease using microbubble contrast-enhanced ultrasound. Br J Radiol. 83(991):615-27, 2010
                                          12. Catalano OA et al: MR imaging of the gallbladder: a pictorial essay. Radiographics. 28(1):135-55; quiz 324, 2008
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                                          References
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                                          KEY FACTS

                                          • Terminology

                                            • Imaging

                                              • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                • Clinical Issues

                                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                                  • Abbreviations

                                                    • Gallbladder carcinoma (GBC)
                                                  • Definitions

                                                    • Uncommon but lethal malignant epithelial neoplasm arising from gallbladder mucosa
                                                    • Most common neoplasm of biliary tree, with worst prognosis

                                                  IMAGING

                                                  • General Features

                                                    • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                      • CT Findings

                                                        • MR Findings

                                                          • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                                            • Imaging Recommendations

                                                              DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                PATHOLOGY

                                                                • General Features

                                                                  • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                    • Microscopic Features

                                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                      • Presentation

                                                                        • Demographics

                                                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                            • Treatment

                                                                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                              • Consider

                                                                                • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                  Selected References

                                                                                  1. Kim JH et al: High-resolution sonography for distinguishing neoplastic gallbladder polyps and staging gallbladder cancer. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 204(2):W150-9, 2015
                                                                                  2. Cariati A et al: Gallbladder cancers: associated conditions, histological types, prognosis, and prevention. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 26(5):562-9, 2014
                                                                                  3. Pitt SC et al: Incidental gallbladder cancer at cholecystectomy: when should the surgeon be suspicious? Ann Surg. 260(1):128-33, 2014
                                                                                  4. Runner GJ et al: Gallbladder wall thickening. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 202(1):W1-W12, 2014
                                                                                  5. Wernberg JA et al: Gallbladder cancer. Surg Clin North Am. 94(2):343-60, 2014
                                                                                  6. Xu JM et al: Differential diagnosis of gallbladder wall thickening: the usefulness of contrast-enhanced ultrasound. Ultrasound Med Biol. 40(12):2794-804, 2014
                                                                                  7. Zemour J et al: Gallbladder tumor and pseudotumor: Diagnosis and management. J Visc Surg. 151(4):289-300, 2014
                                                                                  8. Cairns V et al: Risk and Cost-effectiveness of Surveillance Followed by Cholecystectomy for Gallbladder Polyps. Arch Surg. 147(12):1078-83, 2012
                                                                                  9. Kai K et al: Clinicopathologic features of advanced gallbladder cancer associated with adenomyomatosis. Virchows Arch. 459(6):573-80, 2011
                                                                                  10. Edge SB et al: AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, 7th ed. New York: Springer, 2010
                                                                                  11. Meacock LM et al: Evaluation of gallbladder and biliary duct disease using microbubble contrast-enhanced ultrasound. Br J Radiol. 83(991):615-27, 2010
                                                                                  12. Catalano OA et al: MR imaging of the gallbladder: a pictorial essay. Radiographics. 28(1):135-55; quiz 324, 2008