Duodenal diverticulum encasing the common bile duct

Case contributed by Craig Hacking
Diagnosis almost certain


Incidental finding on a delayed CTA after open AAA repair.

Patient Data

Age: 80-90 years
Gender: Female

The CBD is prominent and in it's distal course is encased by a gas-filled duodenal diverticulum. This was present and unchanged on a CT 2 years prior.

Case Discussion

A case of a 'floating CBD".

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