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The primary aim of biliary drainage procedures in patients of obstructive jaundice is to provide symptomatic relief and biochemical improvement1-3.
These results supported the view that the source of bacterial infection in obstructive jaundice is the gastrointestinal system [20, 30].
Preoperative ERCP was performed in cases of obstructive jaundice resulting from occlusion of the bile duct with hydatid membranes/fragments and/or daughter cysts in cases of hydatid cysts confirmed by radiological, serological, and blood tests.
Reported cases of primary Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the biliary system Case Age Sex Clinical presentation Clinical Focality of (years) association the mass 1 2.5 Female Obstructive jaundice, Primary Solitary (10) hepatosplenomegaly, sclerosing ascites, pruritus cholangitis Our 62 Female Obstructive jaundice, Primary Solitary case nausea and vomiting, sclerosing dark urine, weight cholangitis loss Case Positive Treatment Recurrences Follow-up immunochemistry /metastasis (months) markers 1 CD1a, S100 Liver None Alive, 2 (10) transplantation years Our CD1a, S100, CD68 Common bile duct None Died of case resection+cladribine sepsis, 14 months
Comparative costs of metal versus plastic biliary stent strategies for malignant obstructive jaundice by decision analysis.
Our previous study suggested that low ALB was associated with poor OS in patients with recurrent malignant obstructive jaundice [11].
Thompson, "Annular pancreas and obstructive jaundice," American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
Liver function test revealed a picture of obstructive jaundice with a total bilirubin of 52 umil/L, Alkaline phosphatase 302 [iU] /L, and Alanine transaminase 457 [iU]/L.
Primary pancreatic Burkitt's lymphoma mimicking carcinoma with obstructive jaundice and very high CA19-9.
For IAC, the main clinical symptom is obstructive jaundice, and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) shows bile duct narrowing or occupation accompanied by bile duct wall thickening.
Among nonmalignant diseases, obstructive jaundice is the most frequent condition associated with increases in CA19-9.
Obstructive jaundice occurs when there is an obstruction to the passage of bile from the liver to the duodenum.

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