Hepatocellular carcinoma presenting as biliary colic and unilateral bile duct obstruction: demonstration by ERC

Albert M. Harary, Jeffrey B. Raskin, H. David Shifrin, Juan J. Vidal

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The typical presentation of hepatocellular carcinoma includes abdominal pain, a right upper quadrant mass, weight loss, anorexia, ascites, or liver failure. Although the tumor sometimes involves the biliary tree and may cause jaundice, biliary colic is a rare presentation of hepatocellular carcinoma. This report describes a young patient who presented with acute biliary colic and jaundice due to hepatocellular carcinoma involving the left hepatic bile duct, which was diagnosed by endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERC).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)350-352
Number of pages3
JournalGastrointestinal endoscopy
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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