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A sign is something that can be observed and recognized by a doctor or healthcare professional (for example, a rash). A symptom is something that only the person experiencing it can feel and know (for example, pain or tiredness). Extrahepatic bile duct cancer may not cause any signs or symptoms in its early stages because the bile ducts are deep inside the abdomen. Most symptoms appear in the later stages of the disease, once the tumour has grown into surrounding tissues and organs.
The signs and symptoms of extrahepatic bile duct cancer can also be caused by other health conditions. It is important to have any unusual symptoms checked by a doctor.
Signs and symptoms of extrahepatic bile duct cancer are:
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