Complicated course of biliary inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor mimicking hilar cholangiocarcinoma: A case report and literature review
Sandra Strainiene, Ilona Savlan, Juozas Stanaitis, Ieva Stundiene, Valentina Liakina, Jonas Valantinas, Clinic of Gastroenterology, Nephrourology and Surgery, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Vilnius University, Vilnius 01513, Lithuania
Kotryna Sedleckaite, Vilnius University, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius 01513, Lithuania
Juozas Jarasunas, Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Physics, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Vilnius University, Vilnius 01513, Lithuania
Tomas Strainys, Clinic of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Institute of Clinical Medicine, Vilnius University, Vilnius 01513, Lithuania
Valentina Liakina, Department of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Faculty of Fundamental Science, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Vilnius 10223, Lithuania
Author contributions: Strainiene S, Sedleckaite K, Jarasunas J, and Strainys T performed the patient’s data extraction; Strainiene S, Sedleckaite K, Jarasunas J, and Strainys T wrote the original manuscript and reviewed the literature; Savlan I was the gastroenterologist who followed-up the patient; Jarasunas J was the radiologist in this case and selected the radiological images; Stanaitis J was the endoscopist who performed most of the procedures; Savlan I, Liakina V, and Stundiene I reviewed and edited the manuscript; Stanaitis J, and Valantinas J revised the manuscript for important intellectual content; All authors have read and approved the final manuscript.
Informed consent statement: Informed written consent was obtained from the patient for the publication of this report and any accompanying images.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.
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Corresponding author: Sandra Strainiene, MD, Doctor, Clinic of Gastroenterology, Nephrourology and Surgery, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Vilnius University, 3 Universiteto Street, Vilnius 01513, Lithuania. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: March 29, 2021
Peer-review started: March 29, 2021
First decision: April 28, 2021
Revised: April 30, 2021
Accepted: May 20, 2021
Article in press: May 20, 2021
Published online: July 26, 2021