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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 100-103

The dilemma of imaging in the diagnosis and management of cholangiocarcinoma: Report of a case and review of literature


1 Department of Radiology, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Kaduna State, Zaria, Nigeria
2 Department of Radiology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
3 Department of Surgery, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
4 Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Philip Oluleke Ibinaiye
Department of Radiology, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/2384-5147.136823

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A case of cholangiocarcinoma (CC) of the distal common bile duct in a 59-year-old woman in whom an ultrasound and CT diagnosis of mass in the head of pancreas was made but, surgery and histology revealed the correct diagnosis of CC. This case highlighted the dilemma of imaging in the diagnosis and management of cholangiocarcinoma. The clinical presentation, radiological diagnosis, and literature review have also been discussed.


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