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Liver and biliary system
"recurrent pyogenic hepatitis"
- pyogenic cholangitis
- seen in Orient and in Asian immigrants
- etiology: Clonorchis sinensis (?), stones
- dilated ducts filled with stones
- soft, pigmented stones ==> no shadow on U/S
- stricture, obstruction, abscess
- increased incidence of cholangioCa
Charles E. Kahn, Jr., MD - 2 February 1995
Last updated: 1 October 2013
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