choledochal


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choledochal

 [kol´ĕ-dok″al]
pertaining to the common bile duct.

cho·le·doch·al

(kō'lē-dok-ăl),
Relating to the common bile duct.

choledochal

/cho·led·o·chal/ (ko-led´ĕ-k'l) pertaining to the common bile duct.

choledochal

[-dok′əl]
Etymology: Gk, chole, bile, dochus, containing
pertaining to the common bile duct.

cho·le·doch·al

(kō-led'ŏ-kăl)
Relating to the common bile duct.

choledochal

pertaining to the bile duct.
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The clinical significance of gall-bladder non-visualization in cholescintigraphy of patients with choledochal cysts.
Value of MR cholangiopancreatography in evaluating choledochal cysts.
These anomalies, noted with increasing frequency, include the hepatocystic duct where the common hepatic or right hepatic duct inserts into the gallbladder, choledochal cysts, stenosis and choledochocoele.
Early analysis should focus on excluding diagnoses of galactosemia, viral hepatitis, hypothyroidism, and choledochal cyst.
However, in five patients, the histopathology revealed sequestered intrahepatic choledochal cysts.
Choledochal cysts are rare benign cysts originating in the biliary tree historically prevalent in children, females and the Japanese population.
3) Several risk factors for intrahepatic and extrahepatic carcinomas have been identified, such as primary sclerosing cholangitis, ulcerative colitis, hepatolithiasis, choledochal cyst, Caroli disease, abnormal choledochopancreatic duct junction, parasites, smoking, and Thorotrast.
Conclusions: The complete resection of choledochal cysts is mandatory because of risk of malignant transformation.
Abnormal pancreaticobiliary junction can also be found in association with various pancreaticobiliary diseases, including choledochal cyst, gallbladder adenomyomatosis, pancreatitis, and pancreas divisum (5).
However, the causes differ in the pediatric setting and are usually idiopathic or related to trauma or congenital structural anomalies such as pancreatic divisum and choledochal cysts.
The surgical causes of prolonged neonatal jaundice include BA, hypoplasia of bile ducts, inspissated bile ducts, choledochal cysts and spontaneous bile duct perforation.
The differential diagnosis of a GB duplication seen in US is large, but the most common diagnosis are a Phrygian cap, gallbladder diverticulum or a choledochal cyst.