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Ca·ro·li dis·ease (kah-rō'lē), [MIM*263200]
congenital cystic dilation of the intrahepatic bile ducts, sometimes associated with intrahepatic stones and biliary obstruction; may be a part of the phenotype of infantile polycystic kidney disease.
Ca·ro·li dis·ease , Caroli syndrome (kah-rō-lē' di-zēz', sin'drōm)
Congenital cystic dilation of the intrahepatic bile ducts, sometimes associated with intrahepatic stones and biliary obstruction.
Caroli, Jacques, French gastroenterologist, 1902-1979.
Caroli disease - congenital cystic dilation of the intrahepatic bile ducts.
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19 We had two patients diagnosed as Caroli's syndrome
on the basis of CT scan and both were excluded from the study as we included only biopsy-proven patients of CHF.
which has autosomal recessive or dominant inheritance occurs more frequently than in Caroli's disease.
5] Caroli's disease is characterized by segmental dilatation of the intrahepatic bile ducts without hepatic fibrosis as compared to Caroli's syndrome
, which is defined as ectasia of the intrahepatic bile ducts with hepatic fibrosis.
(intrahepatic ductual ectasia) is another rare congenital (from birth) disease.