choledocholithiasis

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choledocholithiasis

 [ko-led″ah-ko-lĭ-thi´ah-sis]
the occurrence of calculi (see cholelithiasis) in the common bile duct.

cho·led·o·cho·li·thi·a·sis

(kō-led'ō-kō-lith-ī'ă-sis),
Presence of a stone in the common bile duct.

choledocholithiasis

Common bile duct stone(s) GI disease The presence of gallstones in the common bile duct, which occurs in ±15% of Pts with gallstones Clinical Abdominal pain, N&V; if severe, fever, chills and jaundice. See Bile tract, Gallstone.

cho·led·o·cho·li·thi·a·sis

(kō-lĕd'ō-kō-lith-ī'ă-sis)
Presence of a gallstone in the common bile duct.

choledocholithiasis

Stones in the common bile duct.

Choledocholithiasis

The presence of gallstones within the common bile duct.
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Gallstones present with biliary colic, acute cholecystitis, gallstone pancreatitis and obstructive jaundice related to choledocolithiasis or Mirizzi syndrome.
Mirizzi's syndrome where extra mural compression of CBD by a large stone mimicked the features of choledocolithiasis rather than plain cholelithiasis.
Sphincterotomy must be done only in case of common bile duct obstruction secondary to choledocolithiasis in order to remove the retained stones or in case of a high output leak.