Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 151–154

Carcinoid tumor of the bile duct: Case report

  • N. Fujita
  • F. Mochizuki
  • S. Lee
  • K. Satoh
  • G. Kobayashi
  • A. Yano
  • T. Shimoda
Article

Abstract

Carcinoid tumor of the bile duct is extremely rare. Ten cases have been reported in the literature. This report describes the eleventh case. A 55-year-old woman was hospitalized with biliary stenosis. Sonography (US) and computed tomography (CT) demonstrated a tumor in the upper common hepatic duct (CHD). Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography showed extraluminal growth of the tumor. The tumor was resected and histologic examination showed carcinoid tumor of the common hepatic duct.

Key words

Carcinoid tumor Bile duct Bile duct tumor Carcinoma, endocrine Carcinoma, bile duct 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Fujita
    • 1
  • F. Mochizuki
    • 1
  • S. Lee
    • 1
  • K. Satoh
    • 1
  • G. Kobayashi
    • 1
  • A. Yano
    • 1
  • T. Shimoda
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologySendai City Medical CenterMiyagiJapan
  2. 2.Department of PathologyJikei University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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