ampulla of Vater


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ampulla of Vater

n ampolla de Vater
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However, very few case reports of obstructive jaundice from metastatic malignant melanoma to the ampulla of Vater have been reported.
Otherwise, if such injury is distal to the ampulla of Vater, closure of distal duodenum and Roux-en-Y duodenojejunostomy is the procedure of choice.
Here, we attempt to provide a convenient explanation of IN with the concept of tumoral versus flat type to understand the biological behavior of IN in many organs with emphasis on the pancreatobiliary tract, ampulla of Vater, and gallbladder.
Tumors of the gallbladder, extrahepatic bile ducts and ampulla of Vater.
Stones may pass out of the gallbladder and travel downstream through the common bile duct to obstruct the ampulla of Vater resulting in gallstone pancreatitis, or pass out of the gallbladder inadvertently during surgery, resulting in the syndromes associated with lost gallstones6.
1), with an avulsed distal common bile duct and ampulla of Vater (Fig.
Traumatic duodenal rupture and avulsion of the ampulla of vater.
The causative narrowing of the common bile and pancreatic ducts most commonly occurs due to contiguous obstruction or encasement by a carcinoma of the head of the pancreas or the ampulla of Vater.
In the case of the 2-week-old infant, bilious emesis was caused by an obstruction distal to the ampulla of Vater arising from intestinal malrotation.
Ampullary tumours are benign or malignant tumours in the ampulla of Vater and periampullary region.
of patients Absent Present ICC 10 6/10 4/10 Klatskin tumor 6 3/6 3/6 Ampulla of Vater 1 1/1 - Main hepatic bile duct 1 - 1/1 GBC 6 - 6/6 Abbreviations: GBC, gallbladder carcinoma; HCV, hepatitis C virus; ICC: intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.
Choledocholithiasis was found in 26 patients; in these, the bile ducts were involved in 23 patients and the ampulla of Vater in 3 patients.