common hepatic duct

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com·mon he·pa·tic duct

[TA]
the part of the biliary duct system that is formed by the confluence of right and left hepatic ducts. At the porta hepatis it is joined by the cystic duct to become the common bile duct.

com·mon he·pa·tic duct

(kom'ŏn he-pat'ik dŭkt) [TA]
The part of the biliary duct system that is formed by the confluence of the right and left hepatic ducts. At the porta hepatis it is joined by the cystic duct to become the bile duct.
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Various parts of the extrahepatic biliary system are initially affected, but intrahepatic bile ducts are subsequently involved in a significant proportion of patients, even in those who undergo an initially successful Kasai procedure.
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There was compression of the porta hepatis with dilatation of the intrahepatic bile ducts.
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