Korean J Gastrointest Endosc > Volume 17(1); 1997 > Article
Korean Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 1997;17(1): 93-98.
증례 : 담도 췌장 ; 십이지장 유두부 암을 동반한 간문부 담관암 1예 ( Case Reports : Biliary Tract & Pancreas ; A Case of Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma Combined with Carcinoma of the Ampulla of Vater )
김미영, 한종학, 하상철, 김동월, 전상교, 박정근, 두창준, 변종훈, 서길준 (Mi Young Kim, Jong Hak Han, Sang Chul Ha, Dong Wol Kim, Sang Kyo Jeon, Jung Kun Park, Chang Joon Doo, Jong Hoon Byun and Gil Joon Suh)
Abstract
Hepatie hilar ductal carcinoma is relatively rare, but the prognosis is known to be poor because an early diagnosis is difficult. Because the majority of patients are already infiltrated into adjacent organ by itself at the diagnosis, the rate of resectability is low. The best method of treatment is curative resection, and the range of tumor invasion is very important. The preoperative diagnosis is difficult because the cholangiography may be normal in cases of superficial invasion. Multifocal lesions within the biliary tract may be identified in as many as 10 percent of patients, Especially, the papillary type has the best prognosis and is associated with multiple tumors within the bile duct. We report a case that percutaneous transhepatic cholangiogram showed normal distal common bile duct, but the hepatic hilar confluence and ampulla of Vater lesion was confirmed as adenocarcinoma. (Korean J Gastrointest Endosc 17: 93-98, 1997)
Key Words: Hilar cholangiocarcinoma , Ampulla of vater , Multiple tumor
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