Dr Balint Botz and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Hepatolithiasis is the presence of bile duct stones within the intrahepatic bile ducts, specifically before the confluence of the right and left hepatic ducts. 

Hepatolithiasis is common Asia and the Pacific, with a prevalence of ~40%. It is rare in the West with a prevalence of ~1% 1

Hepatolithiasis can occur with or without the concomitant presence of cholelithiasis or choledocholithiasis

Refer to: cholelithiasis and choledocholithiasis

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rID: 42362
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Intrahepatic bile stones
  • Intrahepatic bile duct stones
  • Intrahepatic biliary stones
  • Stone within the intrahepatic bile ducts

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