Endosonographic Features of Advanced Gastric Carcinoma Invading the Colon: Is it Easy to Differentiate from Pancreatic Invasion?
Endoscopic ultrasonographic (EUS) image of a T4 gastric carcinoma on the posterior wall of the angulus taken using a GF-UM200 (7.5 MHz) echoendoscope (Olympus, Tokyo, Japan). The linear hypoechoic area along the out- er tumor margin (arrow) was first interpreted as the main pancreatic duct of an invaded pancreatic body, but surprisingly, the actual pancreas was demonstrated soon afterwards in ... Read more