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VOLUME 11 , ISSUE 2 ( July-December, 2021 ) > List of Articles
Soon Liang Lee, Jasminder Sidhu, Chiun Yann Ng
Keywords : Biliary stricture, Cervical adenocarcinoma, Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic ultrasound
Citation Information : Lee SL, Sidhu J, Ng CY. Metastatic Biliary Stricture with “Beaded” Appearance from Cervical Adenocarcinoma. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2021; 11 (2):97-99.
License: CC BY-NC 4.0
Published Online: 22-10-2021
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.
Cervical adenocarcinoma accounts for 25% of invasive cervical cancer which frequently metastasize distantly to the lungs, liver, bone, and brain. Metastases to the common bile duct from cervical cancer are exceedingly rare with few reported cases in the literature. Diagnosis of bile duct metastases from cervical cancer can be established with endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology, biliary cytobrushing, or direct cholangioscopy with biopsy, and this would guide further therapies such as endoscopic biliary drainage and systemic chemotherapy. We hereby present a rare case of obstructive jaundice from metastatic biliary stricture with “beaded” appearance in a patient with cervical adenocarcinoma.
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