• Vol. 42 No. 6, 304–306
  • 15 June 2013

Inflammatory Pseudotumour of the Liver Mimicking Cholangiocarcinoma


Inflammatory pseudotumours (IPT) of the liver are rare, benign tumours of uncertain aetiology with great potential for mimicry. We report a case of an IPT occurring on a
background of recurrent pyogenic cholangitis (RPC) in a renal transplant recipient. This poses a unique scenario as RPC and long-term immunosuppression pose as risk factors
for malignancy and IPT.

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