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World J Clin Cases. May 26, 2024; 12(15): 2678-2681
Published online May 26, 2024. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v12.i15.2678
Imaging features of malignant vs stone-induced biliary obstruction: Aspects to consider
Cristian Lindner
Cristian Lindner, Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Concepción, Concepción 4030000, Chile
Author contributions: Lindner C wrote this article.
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Corresponding author: Cristian Lindner, Doctor, MD, Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Concepción, No. 1290 Victor Lamas, Concepción 4030000, Chile. Clindner@udec.cl
Received: February 8, 2024
Revised: April 3, 2024
Accepted: April 10, 2024
Published online: May 26, 2024
Core Tip

Core Tip: Recognizing the radiological aspects of biliary obstruction is crucial for distinguishing between lithiasis and malignant origins, thereby facilitating the diagnosis and management of this pathology.