sphincter of Oddi dysfunction


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Related to sphincter of Oddi dysfunction: pancreatitis, ERCP, sphincterotomy, biliary dyskinesia

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

sphincter of Oddi dysfunction

abdominal pain or jaundice with failure of the sphincter of Oddi to function properly. It may occur several years after cholecystectomy or as a result of unknown causes. See also biliary dyskinesia.

sphinc·ter of Od·di dys·func·tion

(sfingk'tĕr od'ē dis-fŭngk'shŭn)
Structural or functional abnormality of the sphincter of Oddi that interferes with bile drainage.
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Frequency of abnormal sphincter of Oddi manometry compared with the clinical suspicion of sphincter of Oddi dysfunction.
Diagnosis of sphincter of Oddi dysfunction is established upon finding a basal sphincter pressure of 40 mm Hg or greater as measured by a water-perfused catheter inserted into the pancreatic and common bile ducts.
Type 3 sphincter of Oddi dysfunction is characterized by pain only, with no other objective signs.

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