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Thickening of the wall of the bile duct due to intramural collaterals in three patients with portal vein thrombosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9694474     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: We report three cases of a rare form of cavernoma developed within the wall of the common bile duct.
CONCLUSION: To our knowledge, this kind of portal cavernoma has not been described in the literature. Because the cavernoma may be easily confused with other causes of bile duct wall thickening, color Doppler sonography is mandatory for a correct diagnosis.
A Denys; O Hélénon; M Lafortune; J M Corréas; H Patriquin; J F Moreau; Y Menu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  171     ISSN:  0361-803X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  1998 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-08-17     Completed Date:  1998-08-17     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  455-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Radiology, Hôpital Beaujon, Clichy, France.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Flow Velocity / physiology
Collateral Circulation / physiology
Common Bile Duct Neoplasms / pathology,  ultrasonography*
Hemangioma, Cavernous / pathology,  ultrasonography*
Middle Aged
Portal Vein / pathology,  ultrasonography*
Thrombosis / pathology,  ultrasonography*
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Pulsed

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