Choledocholithiasis And Cholangitis

Choledocholithiasis is the presence of stones in bile ducts; the stones can form in the gallbladder itself or in the bile ducts. These stones can cause biliary colic, biliary closure, gallstone or cholangitis (bile duct infection and inflammation). Cholangitis, can lead to stenosis, stasis and choledocholithiasis. The definite diagnosis requires a representation by the ultrasound – sometimes EUS, MRCP or ERCP. Early endoscopic or surgical relief is displayed. (See also…

September 3, 2018