Bile duct disorders

Image Challenge: An Unusual Cause of Biliary Colic

Sept. 19, 2017

What causes episodes of biliary colic in a patient with a normal gallbladder and dilated common bile duct with no stones seen?

Repeated Hepatolithiasis and Unknown Mass in Cholangiography

Sept. 27, 2016

A 68-year-old was admitted for persistent high fever and cutaneous abscess with a history of cholecystectomy for cholelithiasis and a hepatic left lateral lobectomy for hepatolithiasis.

Lymphoid Hyperplasia of the Bile Duct Observed on Peroral Video Cholangioscopy

Sept. 27, 2016

A 75-year-old woman was referred for a detailed examination of the bile duct.

An Incidentally Discovered Abdominal Mass During Physical Examination

July 1, 2016

A 66-year-old woman was referred to our hospital for an incidentally discovered abdominal mass during routine physical examination.

A Challenging Diagnosis for a Biliary Stricture

June 1, 2016

A 75-year-old man with previous colonic resection for colonic adenocarcinoma was referred to our hospital for evaluation of a common bile duct (CBD) stenosis.

An Unusual Case of an Esophageal Functional Disorder

Nov. 18, 2015

A 31-year-old man was referred to our hospital for chest pain and dysphagia that had lasted for 3 months.

AGA-Funded Medical Student Pursues Research Career in Academic Medicine

May 1, 2015

Your gifts to the AGA Research Foundation Support Anya I. Mezina from Emory University School of Medicine.

Analysis of Bile Duct Biopsies Is Important in Patient Management

Sept. 20, 2012

Use of a special handling protocol for these small biopsies could reduce the number of cases with insufficient material for diagnosis.

Bile Acid Synthesis Associated with IBS-D

Sept. 6, 2012

Patients with IBS-diarrhea have greater body mass index, and synthesize and excrete higher levels of bile acid than individuals with IBS-constipation or healthy volunteers.