bile duct

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Synonyms for bile duct

a duct formed by the hepatic and cystic ducts

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In essence, the diagnosis requires exclusion of a wide array of other causes of liver injury, including viral and autoimmune hepatitis, bile duct obstruction, sepsis, hepatic ischemia, and metabolic disorders," the investigators wrote (Gastroenterology 2011 [doi:10.
Common symptoms include pain in the upper abdomen that typically radiates to the back and is relieved by leaning forward, loss of appetite, significant weight loss and painless jaundice related to bile duct obstruction.
Often, cholestatic jaundice caused by intrahepatic hepatocellular disease may be clinically and biochemically indistinguishable from cholestasis due to extrahepatic bile duct obstruction.
Although the primary role of ERCP in these patients is to provide biliary stenting, contrast injection into the bile duct will demonstrate a focal distal bile duct obstruction.
You might have a serious bile duct obstruction or infection:
A Ttube cholangiogram performed 2 weeks after the procedure showed no common bile duct obstruction or stricture, and the T-tube was removed.