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Clinical Features of Spontaneous Perforation of the Extrahepatic Bile Duct in an Infant

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
General Surgery

Objective:

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Description:

Spontaneous perforation of the extrahepatic bile duct occurs rarely in infancy. It usually occurs because of a structural defect at the juncture of the cystic and common bile duct. It is important to diagnose and treat early in order to prevent morbidity and mortality.

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