A patient with a choledochocele associated with development of acute fulminant pancreatitis is presented. Treatment had been severely compromised by this rare anomaly before it was identified by percutaneous cholangiography. Because it is potentially curable with surgery, identification of the lesion by percutaneous or intravenous cholangiography has important clinical significance.
- Obstructive jaundice due to pancreatitis
- Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging