A patient with acute ischemic cholangiopathy may present with a number of clinical signs and symptoms. The diagnosis often depends on considering the diagnosis and identifying possible causes.
(2) right upper quadrant pain
(4) biliary sepsis
(5) rarely multiple organ failure (MOF)
(1) elevated serum liver function tests usually with a cholestatic pattern
Findings on imaging studies:
(1) biloma (associated with bile duct necrosis)
(2) biliary cast(s) with intraductal filling defects
(1) choledochal stone
(2) cholangitis and/or abscess
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Specialty: Gastroenterology, General Surgery