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Ampulla of Vater metastasis

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti


A woman with a history of breast cancer. Evaluation for metastatic disease.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Enhancement of the distal common bile duct with thickened walls. The bile ducts are not dilated. Evaluation with MRCP is suggested.



Dilatation of the common bile duct with thickening of its distal portion.


New CT study after billiary implant

Biliary implant.

Case Discussion

This case shows Ampulla of Vater metastatic lesion from breast cancer treated with a biliary implant.

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Case information

rID: 27820
Published: 21st Feb 2014
Last edited: 27th Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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