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What are the tests for cholangitis?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery

In brief: Labs, U/S, ERCP

Classic findings include jaundice, right upper abd pain, and fever.
Ultrasound may show dilitation of the bile duct +/- (the often-offending) gallstones. Endoscopy. (ERCP) may identify the bile duct obstruction and rx it via stone extraction +/- stenting.

In brief: Labs, U/S, ERCP

Classic findings include jaundice, right upper abd pain, and fever.
Ultrasound may show dilitation of the bile duct +/- (the often-offending) gallstones. Endoscopy. (ERCP) may identify the bile duct obstruction and rx it via stone extraction +/- stenting.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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