Pancreatic adenocarcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Right hypochondrial pain and jaundice

Patient Data

Age: 70 years old
Gender: Male

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
Published: 7th Aug 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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