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Table 1 Reported cases of metastatic breast cancer involving the bile ducts

From: Metastatic breast cancer mimicking a hilar cholangiocarcinoma: case report and review of the literature

Author Number of cases Reported localisation Treatment
Popp et al. 1979 [15] 7 Extrahepatic lymph nodes, wall of the common bile duct (1 case) Radical and palliative surgery, transhepatic drainage, radiation, chemotherapy
Rabin and Richter et al. 1979 [16] 3 Undetermined Undetermined
Kopelson et al. 1980 [12] 6 Extrahepatic duct Radical and palliative surgery, radiation, chemotherapy
Engel et al. 1980 [9] 2 Extrahepatic duct, lymph nodes Biliary tract resection and choledochojejunostomy
Franco et al. 1987 [11] 2 Proximal bile duct, bifurcation. Bile duct resection, double choledochojejunostomy, cholecystectomy
Pappo et al. 1991 [14] 1 Extrahepatic, intra and extraluminal Bile duct resection, choledochojejunostomy, cholecystectomy
Feliu Villaró et al. 1995 [10] 1 Extrahepatic intraluminal Undetermined
Papo et al. 1996 [13] 1 Extrahepatic intraluminal Biliary tract resection and choledochojejunostomy
Titus et al. 1997 [19] 1 Distal bile duct Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Stoeckler et al. 2007 [18] 1 Distal bile duct Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Rego et al. 2009 [17] 2 Ampulla of Vater, intraluminal Surgery, observation