Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : April | Volume : 10 | Issue : 4 | Page : XD04 - XD05

Massive Intrabile Duct Invasion Caused by a Fatal Progression of Colonic Adenocarcinoma: Abdominal Computed Tomography Findings and Cholangiography Correlation XD04-XD05

Jesus Rodriguez-Pascual, Michael Tyler Babbitt, Marisol Fernádez, Fernando Camuńez, Francisco José Pérez-Rodríguez

Dr. Jesus Rodriguez Pascual,
Hospital Universitario Madrid Montepríncipe, Avda Montepríncipe 25, 28660, Boadilla Del Monte, Madrid, Spain.

In this report, we present an unusual case of jaundice in a patient with advanced colorectal cancer due to intraductal tumour invasion of the intra- and extrahepatic biliary tree. This complication proved to be fatal despite aggressive therapeutic management. A correct diagnosis of this type of involvement was achieved by a combination of diagnostic and therapeutic cholangiography. Despite adequate biliary decompression, the patient died from liver failure and biliary sepsis.