Cholangiocarcinoma - hilar

Case contributed by Hani M. Al Salam
Diagnosis almost certain

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


Axial T2WI shows focal dilated central ducts ending at a hypointense mass at the confluence of the main hepatic bile ducts. 

T1 FS: A central hypoattenuating lesion at the/near the porta hepatis. No significant enhancement post-contrast.

MRCP (coronal) shows dilated IHBD, with a stricture at the proximal CBD. The pancreatic duct is unremarkable.


Internal biliary drainage.

Case Discussion

Hilar cholangiocarcinoma (Klatskin tumor).

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