Normal MRCP

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

Presentation

RUQ pain and deranged LFTs. US normal.

Patient Data

Age: 40-45 years
Gender: Female
MRI

No filling defects identified within the intrahepatic or extrahepatic biliary tree. The common bile duct measures 7 mm and although slightly enlarged, tapers smoothly to the ampulla where a normal sized pancreatic duct is demonstrated. No intrahepatic biliary duct dilatation. The gallbladder is distended. The liver is not cirrhotic and there are no regions of fatty infiltration. No peripancreatic fluid collections. The spleen and kidneys are grossly normal.

Conclusion

No evidence of choledocholithiasis or cholelithiasis. Slightly dilated CBD (7mm) down to the ampulla.

Case Discussion

Example of a normal MRCP.

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Case information

rID: 41966
Case created: 30th Dec 2015
Last edited: 7th Sep 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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