Crucial Facts About Cholangiocarcinoma (Bile Duct Cancer)

8) Hepatomegaly

Another physical examination finding is an increase in the size of the liver. It is very difficult to reach the liver in normal circumstances because most of its mass is located below the ribs on the right side. But a swollen liver is more easily felt through the skin. Around 25% of cholangiocarcinoma patients have hepatomegaly. This finding should also be confirmed with imaging studies.