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*  Cholestasis
GGT is elevated because it leaks out from the bile duct cells due to pressure from inside bile ducts. In a later stage of ... These areas are known as bile lakes, and are typically seen only with extra-hepatic obstruction. Extrahepatic cholestasis can ... Canalicular bile plugs between individual hepatocytes or within bile ducts may also be seen, representing bile that has been ... which in turn joins the cystic duct from the gall bladder, to give the common bile duct. This duct then enters the duodenum at ...
*  Biliary atresia
There are three main types of extra-hepatic biliary atresia: Type I: Atresia is restricted to the common bile duct. Type II: ... When the liver is unable to excrete bilirubin through the bile ducts in the form of bile, bilirubin begins to accumulate in the ... "Choledochal cyst associated with extrahepatic bile duct atresia". Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 10 (1): ... Atresia of the common hepatic duct. Type III: Atresia involves the most proximal part of the bile ducts (>95% of all cases). In ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cancer: Gastrointestinal: Extrahepatic Bile Duct
... cells form in the part of bile duct that is outside the liver. Also known as Cholangiocarcinoma. ... Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer Provides patient and health professional information about the treatment of extrahepatic bile ... "Health ... Extrahepatic Bile Duct" search on: AOL - Ask - Bing - DuckDuckGo - Gigablast - Google - ixquick - Yahoo - Yandex - ... A rare disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the part of bile duct that is outside the liver. Also known as ...
*  Common bile duct
"The gallbladder and extrahepatic bile ducts." Anatomy image:8336 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center Anatomy image:7957 at the ... This conduction of bile is the main function of the common bile duct. The hormone cholecystokinin, when stimulated by a fatty ... The common bile duct, sometimes abbreviated CBD, is a duct in the gastrointestinal tract of organisms that have a gall bladder ... "Etiological Causes of Intrahepatic and Extrahepatic Bile Duct Dilatation" (PDF). International Journal of New Technology and ...
*  Cholangiocarcinoma
Patient information on extrahepatic bile duct tumors, from the National Cancer Institute. Cancer.Net: Bile Duct Cancer The ... those occurring in the ducts outside the liver are extrahepatic, and tumors occurring at the site where the bile ducts exit the ... Henson D, Albores-Saavedra J, Corle D (1992). "Carcinoma of the extrahepatic bile ducts. Histologic types, stage of disease, ... Chronic inflammation and obstruction of the bile ducts, and the resulting impaired bile flow, are thought to play a role in ...
*  Organomegaly
"Etiological Causes of Intrahepatic and Extrahepatic Bile Duct Dilatation" (PDF). International Journal of New Technology and ...
*  Choledochal cysts
Multiple dilatations involving only the extrahepatic bile ducts. Type V: Cystic dilatation of intrahepatic biliary ducts ... Choledochal cysts (a.k.a. bile duct cyst) are congenital conditions involving cystic dilatation of bile ducts. They are ... inflammation within the bile ducts caused by the spread of bacteria from the intestine into the bile ducts). Pancreatitis also ... Cholecystectomy with cystic duct ligation near the common bile duct is curative. Choledochal cysts are treated by surgical ...
*  Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
Complications encountered include infection, bleeding and bile leaks. Cholestatic jaundice, to exclude extra hepatic bile duct ... A contrast medium is injected into a bile duct in the liver, after which X-rays are taken. It allows access to the biliary tree ...
*  Hepatomegaly
A complete blood test can help distinguish intrinsic liver disease from extrahepatic bile-duct obstruction. An ultrasound of ... Meacock, L M; Sellars, M E; Sidhu, P S (2010-07-01). "Evaluation of gallbladder and biliary duct disease using microbubble ... In primary biliary cirrhosis ursodeoxycholic acid helps the bloodstream remove bile which may increase survival in some ... the liver can reliably detect a dilated biliary-duct system, it can also detect the characteristics of a cirrhotic liver,. ...
*  Vanishing bile duct syndrome
Intrahepatic bile duct atresia (Alagille syndrome) (ALGS2 MIM:610205 and ALGS1 MIM:118450) Extrahepatic bile duct atresia ... Vanishing bile duct syndrome (or "ductopenia") is a loose collection of diseases which leads to the injury to hepatic bile ... Rossini, M. S.; Lorand-Metze, I; Oliveira, G. B.; Souza, C. A. (2000). "Vanishing bile duct syndrome in Hodgkin's disease: Case ... Uptodate:Hepatic ductopenia and vanishing bile duct syndrome. ... "Vanishing bile duct syndrome". Clin Liver Dis. 12 (1): 203-17, ...
*  GALNT3
2007). "Expression of GalNAc-T3 and its relationships with clinicopathological factors in 61 extrahepatic bile duct carcinomas ...
*  List of MeSH codes (A03)
File "2006 MeSH Trees".) MeSH A03.159.183.079 --- bile ducts, extrahepatic MeSH A03.159.183.079.300 --- common bile duct MeSH ... cystic duct MeSH A03.159.183.079.600 --- hepatic duct, common MeSH A03.159.183.158 --- bile ducts, intrahepatic MeSH A03.159. ... salivary ducts MeSH A03.556.500.760.650 --- salivary glands, minor MeSH A03.556.500.760.687 --- sublingual gland MeSH A03.556. ... bile canaliculi MeSH A03.734.414.065 --- glucagon-secreting cells MeSH A03.734.414.131 --- insulin-secreting cells MeSH A03.734 ...
*  ICD-10 Chapter II: Neoplasms
Liver Intrahepatic bile ducts (D13.5) Extrahepatic bile ducts (D13.6) Pancreas (D13.7) Endocrine pancreas Islet cell tumour ... Malignant neoplasms of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (C22.0) Liver cell carcinoma (C22.1) Intrahepatic bile duct carcinoma ... Lacrimal gland and duct (C69.6) Orbit (C69.7) Overlapping lesion of eye and adnexa (C70) Malignant neoplasm of meninges (C70.0 ... Pancreatic duct (C25.4) Endocrine pancreas (C25.7) Other parts of pancreas (C25.8) Overlapping lesion of pancreas (C25.9) ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 140-239: neoplasms
Malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (156) Malignant neoplasm of gallbladder and extrahepatic bile ducts ( ... Pituitary gland and craniopharyngeal duct Pituitary adenoma (237.7) Neurofibromatosis (238) Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of ...
*  Cystic duct
"The gallbladder and extrahepatic bile ducts." Anatomy photo:38:14-0106 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Stomach, Spleen ... Bile can flow in both directions between the gallbladder and the common bile duct and the hepatic duct. In this way, bile is ... Accessory bile duct Digestive system diagram showing the cystic duct The gall-bladder and bile ducts laid open. The portal vein ... The cystic duct is the short duct that joins the gallbladder to the common bile duct. It usually lies next to the cystic artery ...
*  List of cancer types
... gastrointestinal Colon cancer Extrahepatic bile duct cancer Gallbladder cancer Gastric (stomach) cancer Gastrointestinal ... which suggests that it has originated in the milk ducts.[citation needed] Benign tumors (which are not cancers) are usually ...
*  Biliary disease
malignant neoplasm of the gallbladder malignant neoplasm of other parts of biliary tract extrahepatic bile duct ampulla of ...
*  List of hepato-biliary diseases
... of liver malignant neoplasm of the gallbladder malignant neoplasm of other parts of biliary tract extrahepatic bile duct ... Malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts. The most frequent forms are metastatic malignant neoplasm of liver) ...
*  Cholangiocyte
... but become columnar and mucus secreting in larger bile ducts approaching the porta hepatis and the extrahepatic ducts. In the ... Cholangiocytes are the epithelial cells of the bile duct. They are cuboidal epithelium in the small interlobular bile ducts, ... In contrast, hepatocytes secrete bile through bile-acid dependent bile flow, which is coupled to canalicular secretion of bile ... Cholangiocytes act through bile-acid independent bile flow, which is driven by the active transport of electrolytes. ...
*  Acute pancreatitis
... or lack of improvement after 24 hours Detection of common bile duct stones or dilated intrahepatic or extrahepatic ducts on ... common bile duct obstruction, progression to chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic ascites, pleural effusion, sterile/infected ... Khalid A, Peterson M, Slivka A (2003). "Secretin-stimulated magnetic resonance pancreaticogram to assess pancreatic duct ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Child Health: Conditions and Diseases: Digestive Disorders: Biliary Atresia
... bile ducts. It is rarely found in stillborns or in newborns at birth. The cause of the inflammatory response is uncertain. ... In most cases, biliary atresia develops a few weeks after birth, probably after inflammation and scarring of the extrahepatic ( ... Biliary atresia occurs when biliary ducts are obstructed due to progressive sclerosis of the common bile duct. ... Biliary atresia occurs when biliary ducts are obstructed due to progressive sclerosis of the common bile duct. In most cases, ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C06)
... common bile duct neoplasms MeSH C06.130.320.120 --- bile duct neoplasms MeSH C06.130.320.120.280 --- common bile duct neoplasms ... extrahepatic MeSH C06.130.120.135.250 --- cholestasis, intrahepatic MeSH C06.130.120.135.250.125 --- alagille syndrome MeSH ... File "2006 MeSH Trees".) MeSH C06.130.120.120 --- bile duct neoplasms MeSH C06.130.120.120.280 --- common bile duct neoplasms ... bile duct neoplasms MeSH C06.301.120.250.250 --- common bile duct neoplasms MeSH C06.301.120.401 --- gallbladder neoplasms MeSH ...
*  Primary biliary cholangitis
It results from a slow, progressive destruction of the small bile ducts of the liver, causing bile and other toxins to build up ... People with PBC may also sometimes have the findings of an associated extrahepatic autoimmune disorder such as rheumatoid ... It results from a slow, progressive destruction of the small bile ducts of the liver, with the intralobular ducts and the ... Abdominal ultrasound, MR scanning (MRCP) or a CT scan is usually performed to rule out blockage to the bile ducts. This may be ...
*  Albert Gombault
... gall-bladder and bile-ducts by Humphry Davy Rolleston. ... which is a late-stage complication of extra-hepatic cholestasis ...
*  Liver
Within the liver, these ducts are termed intrahepatic bile ducts, and once they exit the liver they are considered extrahepatic ... The cystic duct from the gallbladder joins with the common hepatic duct to form the common bile duct. Bile either drains ... They are cuboidal epithelium in the small interlobular bile ducts, but become columnar and mucus secreting in larger bile ducts ... or is temporarily stored in the gallbladder via the cystic duct. The common bile duct and the pancreatic duct enter the second ...
*  Aflatoxin B1
... and bile duct proliferation/hyperplasia. Aspergillus flavus is a fungus of the Trichocomaceae family with a worldwide ... 53(3): 275-9. Larsson P, Busk L, Tjälve H (1994). "Hepatic and extrahepatic bioactivation and GSH conjugation of aflatoxin B1 ...