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54 Possible Causes for Biliary Tract Hemorrhage

  • Cholelithiasis

    J Gastroenterol. 2017 Mar;52(3):276-300. doi: 10.1007/s00535-016-1289-7. Epub 2016 Dec 10. Tazuma S 1, 2 , Unno M 3 , Igarashi Y 3 , Inui K 3 , Uchiyama K 3 , Kai M 3 , Tsuyuguchi T 3 , Maguchi H 3 , Mori T 3 , Yamaguchi K 3 , Ryozawa S 3 , Nimura Y 3 , Fujita N 3 , Kubota K 3 , Shoda J 3 , Tabata M 3 , Mine T 3 ,[…][]

  • Choledocholithiasis

    A case of agomelatine-induced hepatotoxicity is described in a 47-year female patient who has received the drug, 25 mg/day, for 4 months, for the treatment of depression. The patient was admitted to the Department of Gastroenterology because of fatigue and nausea, with concomitant elevation of alanine[…][]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    Acute pancreatitis is a sudden inflammation of the pancreas. Causes in order of frequency include a gallstone impacted in the common bile duct beyond the point where the pancreatic duct joins it; heavy alcohol use; systemic disease; trauma; and, in minors, mumps. Acute pancreatitis may be a single event; it may be[…][]

  • Acute Cholecystitis

    Abstract Background: The treatment of acute cholecystitis has been controversially discussed in the literature as there are no high-evidence-level data yet for determining the optimal point in time for surgical intervention. So far, the laparoscopic removal of the gallbladder within 72 h has been the most[…][]

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma

    Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common primary hepatic malignancy. History A concise and complete history-taking should be done by the physician to obtain valuable pieces of information such as occupation, a history of hepatitis, jaundice, intravenous drug use, blood transfusion, multiple unprotected[…][]

  • Ascending Cholangitis

    Abstract Problems involved in re-laparotomy, particularly ascending cholangitis, were investigated in 129 patients with biliary atresia treated in Tohoku University Hospital in and after 1972. The occurrence of cholangitis after re-laparotomy for re-obstruction of the hepatic port, for peritonitis, for intestinal[…][]

  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

    Gain of function (GOF) mutation in the p110δ catalytic subunit of the phosphatidylinositol-3-OH kinase (PIK3CD) is the cause of a primary immunodeficiency (PID) characterized by recurrent sinopulmonary infections and lymphoproliferation. We describe a family of two adults and three children with GOF mutation in[…][]

  • Viral Hepatitis

    Viral hepatitis is liver inflammation due to a viral infection. It may present in acute form as a recent infection with relatively rapid onset, or in chronic form. The most common causes of viral hepatitis are the five unrelated hepatotropic viruses hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E. Other viruses can also cause liver[…][]

  • Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma

    Cholangiocarcinoma is the second most common primary malignant tumor in the liver. It is a tumor that is characteristically composed of cells resembling those from the bile duct. The disease is difficult to diagnose and is usually fatal due to its late clinical presentation, lack of effective non-operative therapy, and[…][]

  • Liver Hemangioma

    Hemangiomas, the most common benign tumors of the liver, have a prevalence of approximately 20% and are more frequent in women. According to previous studies, the size and location of the tumor are correlated with the appearance of symptoms and complications. Cases of hemangiomas complicated by spontaneous[…][]

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