choledochectasia

choledochectasia

(kō-lĕd″ō-kĕk-tā′zē-ă) [″ + ″ + ektasis, distention]
Distention of the common bile duct.
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The gallbladder was not large, choledochectasia and the portal vein were invaded, and multiple enlarged lymph nodes around pancreas and the fifth groups of stomach were seen and touched.
The results showed varying degrees of choledochectasia with a mean diameter of 1.4 cm (range, 0.9-2.3 cm).