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Biliary Tree Dilatation
I had a CT and it said I have a 1-cm cyst in my left liver lobe and central intrahepatic biliary tree dilatation should I worry?
No: Liver cysts do not usually require treatment. The dilatation might be secondary to your cholecystectomy. ...Read more
Not fusiform: It causes strictures and shrinking of the bilary tree. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Widened biliary duct: This term comes from the radiologist and GI doctors who look for a dilated biliary duct as evidence of obstruction or blockage of the biliary duct. The intra- and extra- descriptors just refer to where along the rout of the duct they notice the dilation. ...Read more
Enlarged liver 22 CM showing homogenous echo pattern no definite focal lesion or biliary radicles dilatation?
Thank you: Thank you for letting us know. What is your question? ...Read more
Abdominal ultrasound demonstrated mild intra and extra hepatic biliary dilatation. CBD: 1cm. MRCP demonstrated no ductal dil but pancr enlargement?
Pancreatitis: Mild ductal dilatation with a 1 cm. CD is mild. That there is pancreatic enlargement suggest probable inflammation. This would impinge on the CD as it passes to ampulla of duodenum. Farthest site ie mild duct enlargement fits picture. To R.O tumor a transduodenal ultrasound of pancreatic head would show a hidden lesion. Otherwise if needed, a PET/CAT could help. ...Read more
I have Gilbert's Syndrome & mild biliary duct dilatation. Milk Thistle aids sleep, but has upset my stomach. Apart from that, any contraindications?
Milk Thistle: Hi, Milk Thistle doesn't have a lot of side effects, major side effects include Diarrhea, bloating, nausea. There is not a conclusive study that shows ant benefit for liver disease but it could help with Diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CT Scan: "Liver is normal in morphology. Mild intrahepatic biliary duct dilatation. Normal common bile duct". Is this normal?
Relatively normal: If the radiology report states normal morphology it is fairly certain there are no big worries. We do not know why the scan was ordered but mild intrahepatic biliary duct dilatation may be completely normal for this patient. The normal common bile duct finding means the liver, pancreas and gallbladder empty in to a normal duct that drains into the intestine. All good findings. Good luck. ...Read more
Result cect: mass lesion head of pancreas with biliary and pancreatic duct dilatation(malignant mass)
patient age 75
what should we do next?
Your doctors: Your doctors can give you much better advice than you can get on the internet. ...Read more
Age 36, no alcohol. Bilirubin 4 sgpt 127 sgot 79 liver size 14.5cm. Diffuse fatty liver. No biliary dilatation. Common duct 2mm. Confirm fatty liver?
I was told I have a dilated biliary tree , what is this , how is it cured i had my gall bladder out 3 years ago if that helps
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