Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Fever. Deranged liver function tests. CRP rising.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male

Multiple stones upto 8mm in the upper/mid common bile duct.

The CBD is dilated measuring 12mm.

The key anatomy and pathology at the porta hepatis is labeled.

Case Discussion

The appearances of the porta hepatis ( portal vein, hepatic artery and common bile duct) are well iluustrated.

The CBD is dilated from the porta, with a number of obstructing stones in the mid CBD.

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