There appear to be two types of sphincter of Oddi dysfunction: papillary stenosis and dyskinesia. Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction is an important cause of biliary-type pain. Papillary stenosis is a fixed anatomic narrowing of the papilla, while dyskinesia is characterized by a variety of manometric abnormalities. This article reviews the diagnosis of sphincter of Oddi dysfunction and the medical, surgical, and endoscopic approaches to its treatment.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1997|
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