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World J Gastroenterol. Sep 14, 2009; 15(34): 4240-4262
Published online Sep 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4240
Figure 2
Figure 2 Anatomical presentation of cholangiocarcinomas. The majority of cholangiocarcinomas (60%-70%) present in the area of the biliary duct bifurcation and are called Klatskin tumors. The extra-hepatic bile duct is involved in 20%-30% of cases while intrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas represent 5%-10% of the tumors originating from the biliary system.