Crucial Facts About Cholangiocarcinoma (Bile Duct Cancer)

7) Courvoisier Sign

Courvoisier sign

This is a sign found in the physical examination, and only a skilled physician would notice the difference. The doctor would try to feel the liver and find a palpable mass corresponding to a swollen gallbladder. This sign is only found in some patients, depending on the tumor’s location, and should be confirmed with imaging studies.