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Abdominal Imaging

, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 407–409 | Cite as

Cholangiocarcinoma presenting as lung mass with hemoptysis

  • S.-J. Leaw
  • Y.-F. Cheng
  • Y.-C. Lee
  • T.-Y. Lee
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Abstract

A case of peripheral cholangiocarcinoma with the presentation of chronic hemoptysis and lung mass without evident jaundice is reported. Exophytic spread of hepatobiliary disease through the diaphragm through perihepatic ligaments is described as the possible route of invasion of the tumor.

Key words: Hemoptysis—Lung tumor—Cholangiocarcinoma. 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • S.-J. Leaw
    • 1
  • Y.-F. Cheng
    • 1
  • Y.-C. Lee
    • 1
  • T.-Y. Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Chang Gung Medical School and Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, 123 Ta-Pei Road, Niao Sung Hsiang, Kaohsiung Hsien 833 TaiwanTW

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