Case Report
 
Biliary neuroendocrine tumor (BNET) of hepatic hilum: An interesting presentation with obstructive jaundice
J. M. V. Amarjothi1, O. L. Naganath Babu1, J. Livin Jose1, Bennet Duraisamy1, S. Rajendran1
1Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Madras Medical College, Chennai, India

Article ID: 100922Z01JA2018
doi: 10.5348/100922Z01JA2018CR

Corresponding Author:
Dr. J. M. V. Amarjothi,
Department of surgical gastroenterology,
Madras Medical College,
Chennai-600003, India

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Amarjothi JMV, Babu OLN, Jose JL, Duraisamy B, Rajendran S. Biliary neuroendocrine tumor (BNET) of hepatic hilum: An interesting presentation with obstructive jaundice. Int J Case Rep Images 2018;9:100922Z01JA2018.


ABSTRACT

Biliary neuroendocrine tumour (BNET) are rare tumours of the biliary system. They may present with obstructive jaundice and resemble cholangiocarcinomas. However, they have good prognosis if resected completely. The aim of this article is to show the presentation of BNET in a young female, its biological behavior, its newer immunotyping for precise diagnosis and possibility of complete surgical excision which can result in excellent prognosis.

Keywords: Biliary neuroendocrine tumor, Hilar mass, Neuroendocrine tumour, Obstructive jaundice


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Author Contributions
J. M. V. Amarjothi – Substantial contributions to conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting the article, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
O. L. Naganath Babu – Substantial contributions to conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting the article, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
J. Livin Jose – Substantial contributions to conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting the article, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
Bennet Duraisamy – Substantial contributions to conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting the article, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
S. Rajendran – Substantial contributions to conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting the article, Revising it critically for important intellectual content, Final approval of the version to be published
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