Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 212–214 | Cite as

Cholangiocarcinoma arising in a choledochal cyst: Diagnostic value of computed tomography and ultrasonography

  • Sergio Ginaldi


A case of cholangiocarcinoma arising in a choledochal cyst (type II or biliary cyst in Alonso-Ley classification) in a 53-year-old woman is presented. Ultrasonography and computed tomography provided the correct preoperative diagnosis. The value of these modalities in presurgical planning is illustrated.

Key words

Cholangiocarcinoma, choledochal cyst CT investigation, ultrasonography 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergio Ginaldi
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  1. 1.Department of RadiologyTallahassee Memorial Regional Medical CenterTallahasseeUSA

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