biliary dyskinesia

(redirected from gallbladder dyskinesis)

sphinc·ter of Od·di dys·func·tion

structural or functional abnormality of the sphincter of Oddi that interferes with bile or pancreatic duct drainage.
Synonym(s): biliary dyskinesia

biliary dyskinesia

pain or discomfort in the epigastric region resulting from spasm, especially of the sphincter of Oddi, following cholecystectomy. It interferes with bile drainage.

biliary dyskinesia

An idiopathic disorder of bile motility linked to structural and/or functional abnormalities of Oddi’s sphincter, usually understood to mean increased sphincter pressure. It may cause recurrent abdominal pain in middle-aged women after cholecystectomy, even in absence of clinical evidence of biliary or pancreatic disease.

Management
Cholecystectomy.

biliary dyskinesia

A tendency to spasm of the outlet of the BILE DUCT (sphincter of Oddi) so that the movement of bile into the duodenum is impeded.