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Unformatted text preview: Bile Ducts- MC lesions for pathology in the distal CBD is Gallstones and carcinoma of the head of the pancreas- Choledocholithiasis MC cause of extrahepatic obstructive jaundice- CBD courses along the hepatoduodenal ligament- Pancreatic CA MC malignant cause to obstruct the biliary tree Biliary obstruction jaundice Level of obstruction:- Distal CBD obstruction entire system distends, including gb- CHD obstruction only proximal ducts distend, gb will be contracted- Obstruction at junction of rt & lt hepatic ducts Intrahepatic ducts dilate- Extrahepatic ducts include common hepatic duct, cystic duct and CBD Mirizzi Syndrome extrahepatic biliary obstruction due to stone in cystic duct- intrahepatic duct and common hepatic duct dilation, normal cbd Bile Duct Carcinoma (cholangiocarcinoma) KLATSKIN TUMOR carcinoma -fatal - located at the hepatic hilum (junction of RT & LT hepatic duct) results in INTRAHEPATIC not extrahepatic dilation....
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2010 for the course SONO 549 taught by Professor Barnes during the Fall '08 term at El Centro College.
- Fall '08