Brief Article
Copyright ©2011 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Gastroenterol. Nov 21, 2011; 17(43): 4817-4824
Published online Nov 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i43.4817
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Figure 2 Small hepatocellular carcinoma in a 57-year-old male. A: Computed tomography (CT) shows primary sHCC (arrow) in segment V at the hepatic arterial phase; B: Forty-seven months after the initial operation, CT reveals a BDTT (arrows) with characteristics of early enhancement at the hepatic arterial phase; C: Tumor thrombus (arrows) extending through the common hepatic duct into the common bile duct is demonstrated during PTCD; D: Cancer nest invasion into the bile duct wall is observed histologically (HE, × 100). sHCC: Small hepatocellular carcinoma; BDTT: Bile duct tumor thrombus; HE: Hematoxylin and eosin; PTCD: Percutaneous transhepatic cholangial drainage.