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Choledocholithiasis in a 4-month-old infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17560190     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cholelithiasis is increasingly being diagnosed in newborns and infants because of the more frequent use of abdominal ultrasound. However, common bile duct stones causing obstruction or symptoms in infancy are exceedingly rare and are not often reported in the literature. We report the successful treatment of symptomatic choledocholithiasis in a 4-month-old patient with endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and endoscopic sphincterotomy.
Authors:
Mathew Thomas; Kavita Kadiwar; Bastian Domajnko; Mary Catherine Santos
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2007 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-06-11     Completed Date:  2007-07-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E19-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde*
Choledocholithiasis / diagnosis,  etiology,  surgery*
Hematoma / complications
Humans
Hyperbilirubinemia, Neonatal / radiotherapy
Infant
Jaundice, Obstructive / etiology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Sphincterotomy, Endoscopic*
Ultraviolet Therapy

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