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Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis (a.k.a. oriental cholangitis or oriental cholangiohepatitis)

Krasnokutsky MK - MedPix (2006)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis (a.k.a. oriental cholangitis or oriental cholangiohepatitis)

History: 41 year old samoan woman presented with recurrent bouts of pancreatitis.

Findings: Both CT and MRI demonstrate dilated intrahepatic biliary ducts in the posterior right lobe of the liver. Within the dilated system are several calculi that were formed secondary to chronic infection.

Ddx: Biliary Cystadenoma or Cystadenocarcinoma Caroli Disease Cholangiocarcinoma Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis AIDS Cholangitis Choledochal Cyst Cholelithiasis Metastases

Dxhow: Radiographically and surgically.

Exam: Not provided by author.

No MeSH data available.


Axial CT image demonstrates fluid density areas in the posterior right lobe of the liver consistent with dilated intrahepatic biliary ducts.  Several images also show round calficications within dilated ducts that represent stone formation secondary to infection.
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MPX2001_synpic23578: Axial CT image demonstrates fluid density areas in the posterior right lobe of the liver consistent with dilated intrahepatic biliary ducts. Several images also show round calficications within dilated ducts that represent stone formation secondary to infection.


Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis (a.k.a. oriental cholangitis or oriental cholangiohepatitis)

Krasnokutsky MK - MedPix (2006)

Axial CT image demonstrates fluid density areas in the posterior right lobe of the liver consistent with dilated intrahepatic biliary ducts.  Several images also show round calficications within dilated ducts that represent stone formation secondary to infection.
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MPX2001_synpic23578: Axial CT image demonstrates fluid density areas in the posterior right lobe of the liver consistent with dilated intrahepatic biliary ducts. Several images also show round calficications within dilated ducts that represent stone formation secondary to infection.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis (a.k.a. oriental cholangitis or oriental cholangiohepatitis)

History: 41 year old samoan woman presented with recurrent bouts of pancreatitis.

Findings: Both CT and MRI demonstrate dilated intrahepatic biliary ducts in the posterior right lobe of the liver. Within the dilated system are several calculi that were formed secondary to chronic infection.

Ddx: Biliary Cystadenoma or Cystadenocarcinoma Caroli Disease Cholangiocarcinoma Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis AIDS Cholangitis Choledochal Cyst Cholelithiasis Metastases

Dxhow: Radiographically and surgically.

Exam: Not provided by author.

No MeSH data available.