Cholangiocarcinoma after lung transplantation in a patient with cystic fibrosis

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Nov;20(11):1115-7. doi: 10.1097/MEG.0b013e3282f4de7e.


Malignancy is a well-known complication of immunosuppression in solid organ transplant recipients. Few case reports have described an association between cystic fibrosis and biliary tract neoplasms. We describe a rare case of cholangiocarcinoma after lung transplantation in a patient with cystic fibrosis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Bile Duct Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging
  • Bile Duct Neoplasms / etiology*
  • Bile Duct Neoplasms / immunology
  • Bile Ducts, Intrahepatic*
  • Cholangiocarcinoma / diagnostic imaging
  • Cholangiocarcinoma / etiology*
  • Cholangiocarcinoma / immunology
  • Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
  • Cystic Fibrosis / surgery*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Immunocompromised Host
  • Lung Transplantation / adverse effects*