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inflammation of the bile ducts

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In acute cholangitis, the imaging findings include both biliary and parenchymal changes.
In addition to antibiotics for acute cholangitis (metronidazole 500 mg/IV/q6h and ceftazidim 200 mg/IV/q8h), triclabendazole (10 mg/kg single dose) was started for therapy.
Endoscopic biliary drainage for severe acute cholangitis in biliary obstruction as a result of malignant and benign diseases.
Bacterial infection is the most common type of acute cholangitis, with a Gram-negative preponderance.
The importance of familiarity with the patient's medical history prior to a procedure is paramount; many of these patients present with jaundice, gallstone pancreatitis, acute cholangitis, malignant biliary strictures or pancreatic cancer, which may be associated with ascites or pleural effusions.
You must also be very aware of alcoholic hepatitis; sometimes it mimics acute cholangitis," he added.
Up to one in 11 patients admitted to hospital with gallstone disease has acute cholangitis - inflammation of the bile ducts - according to Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB).
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