Case of the month May 2011: Tumors

Cholangiocarcinoma or Klatskin tumor with a central mass in the liver hilum and tumor in the bile ducts

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Cholangiocarcinoma or Klatskin tumor with a central mass in the liver hilum and tumor in the bile ducts

Tumor in the bile ducts
Tumor in the bile ducts
Tumor in the bile ducts
Tumor in the bile ducts
Tumor in the bile ducts
Tumor in the bile ducts
Tumor in the bile ducts
Tumor in the bile ducts
Central mass in the liver hilum
Central mass in the liver hilum
Central mass in the liver hilum
Central mass in the liver hilum
Central mass in the liver hilum
Central mass in the liver hilum
Central mass in the liver hilum
Central mass in the liver hilum

There are dilatated intrahepatic bile ducts

Dilatated intrahepatic bile ducts
Dilatated intrahepatic bile ducts
Dilatated intrahepatic bile ducts
Dilatated intrahepatic bile ducts
Central mass
Central mass
Central mass
Central mass

There is obstruction of the portal vein with collateral veins around the gallbladder and pancreas

High velocity in the hepatic artery
High velocity in the hepatic artery
Collateral veins around the gallbladder
Collateral veins around the gallbladder
Collateral veins around the pancreas
Collateral veins around the pancreas
Collateral veins around the pancreas
Collateral veins around the pancreas

Collateral veins around the gallbladder due to obstruction of the portal vein

ERCP shows bile duct obstruction

CT

CT
CT
CT

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System