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Choledochal cysts: classification and cholangiographic appearance.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1898807     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A classification scheme for choledochal cysts is outlined and their appearance on cholangiograms is illustrated. Choledochal cysts are uncommon anomalies of the biliary system and are probably congenital in origin. They are manifested by cystic dilatation of the extra- or intrahepatic biliary tree or both. The classification system described here divides choledochal cysts into one of five main types. The most common, which is manifested by cystic or focal segmental dilatation of the common bile duct or fusiform choledochal dilatation, accounts for 80-90% of cases.
Authors:
S J Savader; J F Benenati; A C Venbrux; S E Mitchell; D M Widlus; J L Cameron; F A Osterman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  156     ISSN:  0361-803X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  1991 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-02-14     Completed Date:  1991-02-14     Revised Date:  2008-02-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  327-31     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cholangiography
Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
Choledochal Cyst / classification*,  radiography*
Humans
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Comment In:
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1992 Sep;159(3):674-5   [PMID:  1503049 ]

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