Korean J Gastrointest Endosc.  1993 Mar;13(1):87-90.

A Case of Papillary Adenocarcinoma of the Common Hepatic Duct Diagnosed by Peroral Choledochoscopy

Abstract

A 56-year-old man who had suffered from intermittent right upper quadrant abdominal pain for 6 months and jaundice for 2 months was admitted for evaluation. Endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography showed filling defect which suggested tumor. Peroral choledo-choscopy was performed which showed polypoid tumor of the common hepatic duct and biopsy reported as papiilary adenocarcinoma. So segmental resection of the bile duct including removal of tumor with Roux-en Y hepaticojejunostomy was performed successfully.

Keyword

Papillary adenocarcinoma; Common hepatic duct; Peroral choledochoscopy
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