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Gall Bladder Cancer in setting of APBDJ

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Q) Gall bladder cancer arising in the setting of  Abnormal Pancreatico Biliary duct Junction (APBDJ) , all are true except

a) It occurs in younger age

b) Prevalent in Asian countries

c) More common in males

d) Less often associated with Gall stones


c)  It is more common in females

In APBDJ, pancreatic and biliary duct meet more than 15 mm away from the duodenal wall. APBDJ is seen more in asian countries and is associated as a cause of gall bladder cancer.

It is seen in younger age group

Most of the patients are females

Ref article- https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2658122/