sphincter of Oddi dysfunction


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Related to sphincter of Oddi dysfunction: pancreatitis, ERCP, sphincterotomy, biliary dyskinesia

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

sphincter of Oddi dysfunction

abdominal pain or jaundice with failure of the sphincter of Oddi to function properly. It may occur several years after cholecystectomy or as a result of unknown causes. See also biliary dyskinesia.

sphinc·ter of Od·di dys·func·tion

(sfingk'tĕr od'ē dis-fŭngk'shŭn)
Structural or functional abnormality of the sphincter of Oddi that interferes with bile drainage.
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Frequency of abnormal sphincter of Oddi manometry compared with the clinical suspicion of sphincter of Oddi dysfunction.
In a combined analysis of my own and six other published series totaling 715 patients with IARP, manometrically documented sphincter of Oddi dysfunction was found to be the cause in 35%.
The one situation where ERCP should never be used is with biliary and pancreatic pain patients who have a suspected type 3 sphincter of Oddi dysfunction.

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