Klatskin's tumour

Case contributed by Dr Charudutt Jayant Sambhaji
CT

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X-ray

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Case Discussion

73 year old male with Jaundice and pruritus.

Gradually increasing enhancement through the portovenous and delayed phase (approx. 15 mins post contrast) are features of a cholangiocarcinoma.

Similar pattern of enhancement is seen in a mass at the confluence of the right and left hepatic ducts (Klatskin's Tumour) in this case.

The cholangiogram shows a filling defect at the right and left hepatic duct confluence. An Internal - external type of a percutaneous drainage is performed in this case (Image4).

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Case information

rID: 5984
Case created: 3rd Apr 2009
Last edited: 7th Jun 2016
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