Pancreatic adenocarcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Right hypochondrial pain and jaundice

Patient Data

Age: 70 years old
Gender: Male
CT

A rounded 4.5 x 4.5 cm poorly enhanced heterogenous mass at the pancreatic head associated with dilatation of the pancreatic duct, CBD and intra hepatic biliary radicals together with small peripancreatic lymph nodes and no distant metastasis or adjacent organ invasion.

Case Discussion

Diagnosis: Pancreatic duct adenocarcinoma T3N1M0 (histology proved).

Pancreatic duct adenocarcinoma more commonly affecting the pancreatic head and causes dilatation of CBD and pancreatic duct (double duct sign).

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Case information

rID: 24322
Case created: 7th Aug 2013
Last edited: 11th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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