A new variant of bile duct duplication with coexistence of distal cholangiocarcinoma
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Background. A 72-year-old hypertensive woman presented with a 2-month history of right upper quadrant abdominal pain. She had a 15-day history of jaundice, fever with chills and shivering, nausea, vomiting, weight loss and generalized pruritus. Investigations. Physical examination, laboratory evaluation, transabdominal ultrasonography, magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, brush cytology, laparotomy and histopathology. Diagnosis. Bile duct duplication with coexistence of distal cholangiocarcinoma. Management. En bloc resection (including the duodenum, pancreatic head and adjacent lymph nodes), hepaticojejunostomy and pylorus-saving Whipple operation.