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Benigne Biliary Obstruction

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By Fahad Aljaser FFR-RCSI with interest in IR
Alampady Krishna Prasad Shanbhogue, Sree Harsha Tirumani, Srinivasa R Prasad, Najla Fasih, Matthew McInnes
OBJECTIVE: There is a wide spectrum of nonneoplastic causes of biliary stricture that can pose a significant challenge to clinicians and radiologists. Imaging plays a key role in differentiating benign from malignant strictures, defining the extent, and directing the biopsy. We describe the salient clinical and imaging manifestations of benign biliary strictures that will help radiologists to accurately diagnose these entities. CONCLUSION: Accurate diagnosis and management are based on correlating imaging findings with epidemiologic, clinical, and laboratory data...
August 2011: AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology
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