Ampulla of Vater

Case contributed by Dr Matt A. Morgan


Elevated liver function tests. Dilated common bile duct. Endoscopy as part of an endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.

Patient Data

Age: 45-50Y
Gender: Male
Annotated image

An image from a double contrast upper Gi study.

The Ampulla of Vater is not commonly seen on barium studies, but may appear as a small contour abnormality on the medial wall of the second part of the duodenum (red arrow).

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Case information

rID: 40323
Case created: 17th Oct 2015
Last edited: 4th Aug 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: University of Pennsylvania

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