Klatskin tumor

Pronunciation: (KLAT-skin TOO-mer)

Cancer that develops in cells that line the bile ducts in the liver, where the right and left ducts meet. It is a type of cholangiocarcinoma.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Klatskin tumor. A tumor that forms in the common hepatic duct, the area where the right and left hepatic duct meet. Tumor de Klatskin. Un tumor que se forma en el conducto hepático común, el área donde el conducto hepático derecho e izquierdo se unen. 2003-09-24 Date last modified: 2013-08-08