choledochal


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Related to choledochal: cholangitis
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choledochal

adj colédoco
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74) Additional causes of false positive studies include prior surgical removal or congenital absence of the GB, (78,79) choledochal cysts, (80) cystic fibrosis, (81) inflammation within immediate proximity of the GB fossa, (82,83) ruptured hydatid cyst into the biliary tree, (84) unusually elongated GB that is mistaken for bowel, (85) primary or secondary GB neoplasms, (86-88) severe illness, (51,89) ceftriaxone therapy, (90) and sphincterotomy.
Dilated common bile ducts mimicking choledochal cysts in ketamine abusers.
Duodenojejunal atresia with absent dorsal mesentery, choledochal cyst, and malrotation in a premature newborn - a case report.
A clinical diagnosis of choledochal cyst was made and further investigated.
Minimally invasive techniques are popular in Asia where choledochal cysts are more commonly seen; the simpler hepatico-duodenostomy procedure appears to be favoured.
and a Th1-type cytokine profile (expression of interleukin [IL] 2, interferon [gamma], tumor necrosis factor a, and IL-12) in cases of biliary atresia in contrast to normal liver controls and other neonatal cholestatic liver diseases, such as idiopathic neonatal hepatitis, total parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease, and choledochal cysts; these findings suggest that the inflammatory infiltrate seen in biliary atresia is a specific immune response rather than a secondary phenomenon of cholestatic diseases.
Infection of biliary tract due to surgical biliary strictures (narrowing) or choledochal cyst (congenital) can also cause gallstones," he said.
Biliary obstruction, gallbladder pathology or presence of choledochal cysts were ruled out by ultrasound, HIDA scan and MRCP.
liver/bile ducts (gallbladder, choledochal cyst, hepatic cyst).
Histopathological examination of the excised cyst wall established a diagnosis of intrahepatic choledochal cysts, sequestered from the biliary tree.
4,36) Most patients have no predisposing risk factors, but the presence of the following risk factors may lead to development of the tumor at a younger age: (37-38) primary sclerosing cholangitis (5-15% lifetime risk); choledochal cysts (5% will transform and risk increases with age); Caroli disease (7% lifetime risk); hepatolithiasis; chronic intraductal stones; bile duct adenoma; biliary papillomatosis; Clonorchis sinensis infection; and Thorotrast (thorium dioxide) exposure.
Hepatoblastoma 9 Nephroblastoma 4 Undifferenciated embryonal sarcoma 2 Mesenchymal hamartoma 1 Hydatid cyst 1 Intrahepatic choledochal cyst 2 Hepatocellular carcinoma 1 Extragonodal yolk sac tumour 1 Note: Table made from pie chart.