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A 46-year-old male asked:

My father had an ultra sound and had a result that say dilated cbd and intrahepatic bile ducts. what does this mean? does it need surgery?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Doe
Interventional Radiology 20 years experience
Stones?: If he had gall stones or sludge previously, this is the most common cause.
Dr. Amy Levine
Radiology 23 years experience
Depends: There are multiple potential reasons. This will likely require further testing.

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