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Risk factors for Bile duct carcinoma

(nearly all are adenocarcinoma - poor prog)

1. choledochal cyst in older adults
2. Primary sclerosing cholangitis
3. Infections (liver flukes)
4. cholelithiasis

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Sequelae of pancreatitis

pseudocysts
abcesses
Pancreatic insufficiency
secondary diabetes

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Endocrine neoplasia

functional tumor

- Insulinoma (hypoglycemia, feinting)
- Gastrinoma (peptic ulcer disease, ZE)
- Glucagon secreting

Histology
- well demarcated with ribbon like pattern

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#1 cause of acute pancreatitis

Gallstones

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#1 cause of chronic pancreatitis

Alcohol abuse
(then: long standing ductal obstruction
hereditary forms
Idiopathic)

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most common pancreatic neoplasia

ductal adenocarcinoma

- 3rd leading cause of cancer death