Copyright ©The Author(s) 1999.
World J Gastroenterol. Jun 15, 1999; 5(3): 252-262
Published online Jun 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i3.252
Table 1 Differential diagnosis of cholestasis and hyperbilirubinemia (cholestatic jaundice)
CBD dilated: Best approach is anatomically
Ampulla of Vater
Stones, carcinoma of pancreas, chronic pancreatitis, ampullary neoplasm, diverticulum, pancreatic cyst, abscess of pancreas, sphincter of Oddi dysfunction
Common bile duct
Benign traumatic stricture, stones, choledochal cyst, cholangiocarcinoma, parasites, hemobilia, extrahepatic atresia
Carcinoma of gallbladder
Portal nodes
Cholangicarcinoma, lymphoma, metastatic carcinoma, cavernous portal vein