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Carcinoid tumour of the common bile duct--a novel complication of von Hippel-Lindau syndrome.
  1. I W Fellows,
  2. I H Leach,
  3. P G Smith,
  4. P J Toghill,
  5. J Doran
  1. University Hospital, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham.


    A 30 year old man with von Hippel-Lindau syndrome presented with obstructive jaundice caused by a carcinoid tumour of the mid- and upper common bile duct. This association is probably causally related in view of the propensity for patients with von Hippel-Lindau syndrome to develop neuroendocrine tumours.

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