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Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 75–76 | Cite as

Metastatic colon carcinoma simulating primary bile duct carcinoma via endoscopic cholangiography

  • Jerry Nagler
  • Arnold M. Rochwarger
Article

Abstract

A case of metastatic colon carcinoma simulating primary bile duct carcinoma is presented. The radiographic similarities via endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography include bile duct narrowing and mucosal destruction. A distinguishing feature, however, is failure of the intrahepatic bile ducts to dilate in metastatic carcinoma to the biliary tree.

Key words

Bile duct carcinoma Colon carcinoma Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Adenocarcinoma 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerry Nagler
    • 1
  • Arnold M. Rochwarger
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Gastroenterology, Department of MedicineThe New York Hospital-Cornell Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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