Primary sclerosing cholangitis: diffuse biliary dilatation with beaded appearance

Case contributed by Dr Rajarajan


Middle aged man evaluated for jaundice

Patient Data

Age: 42
Gender: Male

There is diffuse bi-lobar biliary dilatation with beaded appearance. Stricture and narrowing noted at confluence level involving right and left hepatic ducts origin and common hepatic duct.  

MRCP images depicts the biliary dilatation more clearly

Case Discussion

Patient a middle aged man evaluated for jaundice reveals features of primary sclerosing cholangitis.

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Case information

rID: 46337
Published: 4th Jul 2016
Last edited: 4th Jul 2016
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