Diagnosis and Treatment of Non-Foreign Body-Associated Secondary Dilatation of The Common Bile Duct

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Yunfu Lv Jinfang Zheng Jincai Wu Zhensheng Zhang


Objective: To explore the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of non-foreign body secondary choledochectasis.

Methods: The clinical data of 162 cases admitted from January 1994 to December 2021 were retrospectively studied.

Results: The causes and diagnosis of non-foreign body secondary dilatation were accurately identified by careful history, physical examination, imaging and laboratory tests into 10 categories: inflammation; sphincter of Oddi dysfunction; post gastric bariatric surgery; compression; compensation; Bile duct injury; duodenal disease; other factors.

Conclusion: The etiology of non-foreign body secondary choledochectasis is complex. Effective treatment should be selected according to different etiologies.

Keywords: Non-foreign body-associated, dilatation, common bile duct, etiology, diagnosis, treatment

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LV, Yunfu et al. Diagnosis and Treatment of Non-Foreign Body-Associated Secondary Dilatation of The Common Bile Duct. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 5, june 2022. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/2765>. Date accessed: 29 may 2023. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v10i5.2765.
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