Courvoisier, Ludwig G.

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Courvoisier,

Ludwig G., French surgeon, 1843-1918.
Courvoisier gallbladder - an enlarged, often palpable, gallbladder in a patient with carcinoma of the head of the pancreas.
Courvoisier law - enlargement of the gallbladder with jaundice is likely to result from carcinoma of the head of the pancreas and not from a stone in the common duct. Synonym(s): Courvoisier sign
Courvoisier sign - Synonym(s): Courvoisier law