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Cystic duct leak post cholecystectomy - CT cholangiogram

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


RUQ pain 3 days post laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Patient Data:

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

100ml Biliscopin infused over 30 minutes prior to CT scan

Contrast excretion into a normal calibre biliary tree. No choledocholithiasis. Conventional biliary anatomy. Leak of contrast from cystic duct stump into gall bladder fossa.

Case Discussion:

CT cholangiography is an excellent technique for demonstarting bile duct pathology when liver function is normal or near normal.

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