biliary dyskinesia


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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

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.
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For decades, surgical dogma has held that cholecystectomy is the treatment of choice for biliary dyskinesia, a condition characterized by right upper quadrant pain, the absence of cholelithiasis, and a gallbladder ejection fraction less than 35%-40%.
A hepatobiliary scan revealed that the gallbladder had an abnormal ejection fraction of 33%, suggestive of biliary dyskinesia. Labs were all within normal limits with the exception of low potassium of 2.9.