Bile duct carcinoma involving the common channel associated with pancreaticobiliary maljunction shows an extension pattern similar to ductal carcinoma of the pancreas

Nao Yoshida, Minoru Esaki, Yoji Kishi, Kazuaki Shimada, Hidenori Ojima, Yae Kanai, Nobuyoshi Hiraoka

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Abstract

Biliary tract cancer occurs frequently in patients with pancreaticobiliary maljunction (PBM), although no details of its clinicopathological characteristics have been reported. Here we describe a case of bile duct (BD) cancer that developed in association with PBM. This BD cancer involved the common channel, extended to the main pancreatic duct (MPD) via the common channel, and invaded the pancreatic parenchyma, where its growth and spread, and features of its recurrence, were similar to those of ductal carcinoma of the pancreas. We assumed that MPD extension of BD cancer via the common channel was the reason for its deep spread to the pancreas, since BD cancer usually spreads along the BD and rarely reaches the common channel of the ampulla of Vater. During the follow-up of patients with PBM, attention should be paid to involvement of the common channel by BD cancer and also to cancer developing silently in the pancreas after extrahepatic BD resection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)415-418
Number of pages4
JournalPathology International
Volume63
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Aug
Externally publishedYes

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Pancreatic Ductal Carcinoma
Bile Duct Neoplasms
Bile Ducts
Carcinoma
Pancreatic Ducts
Pancreas
Biliary Tract Neoplasms
Ampulla of Vater
Extrahepatic Bile Ducts
Common Bile Duct
Recurrence
Growth
Neoplasms

Keywords

  • Bile duct cancer
  • Common channel
  • Main pancreatic duct
  • Pancreaticobiliary maljunction

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  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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Bile duct carcinoma involving the common channel associated with pancreaticobiliary maljunction shows an extension pattern similar to ductal carcinoma of the pancreas. / Yoshida, Nao; Esaki, Minoru; Kishi, Yoji; Shimada, Kazuaki; Ojima, Hidenori; Kanai, Yae; Hiraoka, Nobuyoshi.

In: Pathology International, Vol. 63, No. 8, 08.2013, p. 415-418.

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