Mirizzi syndrome

Mi·riz·zi syn·drome

(mi-ritz'ē),
benign obstruction of the hepatic ducts due to spasm and/or fibrous scarring of surrounding connective tissue; often associated with a stone in the cystic duct and chronic cholecystitis.

Mirizzi syndrome

An acquired condition characterised by common bile duct obstruction due to gallstone impaction, resulting in jaundice, fibrosis, chronic cholecystitis and, with time, possibly cholecystocholedochal fistula formation.

Mi·riz·zi syn·drome

(mē-rēt'sē sin'drōm)
Benign obstruction of the hepatic ducts due to spasm and/or fibrous scarring of surrounding connective tissue; often associated with a stone in the cystic duct and chronic cholecystitis.

Mirizzi,

P.L., 20th century Argentinian physician.
Mirizzi syndrome - stenosis of hepatic duct. Synonym(s): hepatic duct obstruction
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Complications of acute cholecystitis such as gangrenous cholecystitis and Mirizzi syndrome can be diagnosed with MRCP.
Few similar cases are reported in literature but none of them is associated with Mirizzi syndrome.
1), with a dilatation of the common bile duct that measured 11 mm, due to a 17 mm obstructive infundibular stone as it happens in Mirizzi syndrome type I (fig.
Less common presentations and complications include the Mirizzi syndrome, cholecystocholedochal fistula, and gallstone ileus.
Complications of gallstone disease: Mirizzi syndrome, cholecystocholedochal fistula and gallstone ileus.
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As opposed to bile duct obstruction caused by an internal stone, Mirizzi syndrome is defined as duct obstruction due to external compression from a stone or inflammation in the infundibulum of the gallbladder or a cholecysto-choledochal fistula, said Dr.
You can't see a patient in your office and say, 'ah, yes, this is Mirizzi syndrome,'" Dr.
Prasad TL, Kumar A, Sikora SS, Saxena R, Kapoor VK Mirizzi syndrome and gallbladder cancer.
evaluated cholecystectomies; 28% of those with Mirizzi syndrome had a
On laparotomy, the patient was found to have Mirizzi syndrome, an uncommon cause of biliary obstruction from an impacted gallstone.
Key Words: Mirizzi syndrome, CA 19-9, choledocholithiasis, cholangiocarcinoma