A Case of Intracholecystic Papillary-Tubular Neoplasm

Muhammad Darwish, Houssam Osman, Edward Cho, Wareef Kabbani, Terence Jackson, Kei Nagatomo, D. Rohan Jeyarajah


The World Health Organization (WHO) defines intracholecystic papillary neoplasms (ICPNs) as gallbladder lesions of intraductal papillary neoplasms of the bile duct (IPNB). We present a case of ICPN that was incidentally diagnosed following a cholecystectomy for cholecystitis and cholelithiasis. Abdominal ultrasonography and computed tomography showed thickening of the gallbladder wall and cholelithiasis but were not specific for a gallbladder tumor. Histopathological examination revealed an intracholecystic papillary-tubular neoplasm associated with a moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma.

J Curr Surg. 2021;11(2):35-38
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jcs408


Intracholecystic papillary-tubular neoplasm; ICPN; Cholecystitis; Cholelithiasis cholecystectomy

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