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Normal MRCP

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking


RUQ pain and deranged LFTs. US normal.

Patient Data

Age: 40-45 years
Gender: Female

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.


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
Published: 30th Dec 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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