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Familial occurrence of congenital bile duct dilatation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18240355     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congenital bile duct dilatation (CBD) that developed in a parent and son is presented. Familial occurrence of CBD is rare, with only a few male cases having been reported. Since the initial report of CBD occurring in siblings in 1981, a total of 20 cases (10 pairs) have been published as of 2007. Clinical and genetic features of CBD are discussed.
Junji Iwasaki; Yoshifumi Ogura; Shunichi Nakagawa; Kenji Kato; Akinobu Kondo; Katsuya Shiraki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  World journal of gastroenterology : WJG     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1007-9327     ISO Abbreviation:  World J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  2008 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-01     Completed Date:  2008-05-05     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883448     Medline TA:  World J Gastroenterol     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  941-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Matsusaka City Hospital, 1550 Tono-machi, Matsusaka, Mie 515-8566, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Common Bile Duct Diseases* / genetics,  pathology,  surgery
Congenital Abnormalities* / pathology,  surgery
Dilatation, Pathologic* / genetics,  pathology,  surgery
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