Mandibular metastasis of cholangiocarcinoma: A case report

Tae Min You, Kee Deog Kim, Ho Gul Jeong, Wonse Park

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Tumors metastasizing from distant regions to the oral and maxillofacial region are uncommon, comprising only 1%- 2% of all malignancies. Cholangiocarcinoma is a malignancy that arises from cholangiocytes, which are epithelial cells that line the bile ducts. These cancers are difficult to diagnose and have a poor prognosis. In this paper, we report a rare case of mandibular metastasis of cholangiocarcinoma diagnosed at the primary site and discuss the radiographic findings observed in this case.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)247-251
Number of pages5
JournalImaging Science in Dentistry
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Dec 1

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This research was supported by a grant awarded to Wonse Park from the Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (NRF-2013R1A1A1009513).

Publisher Copyright:
© 2015 by Korean Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Dentistry(all)
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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