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When hepatic biliary radicals are dilated in a CT scan, what exactly does it mean?

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
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In brief: There's a blockage

By "radicals" i assume you mean ducts.
When a duct (pipe) is dilated it means it's enlarged. Imagine a stretchy soft pipe that normally drains liquid. If something blocks it, the back end will enlarge. The most common things that cause a dilated biliary duct are stones.:).

In brief: There's a blockage

By "radicals" i assume you mean ducts.
When a duct (pipe) is dilated it means it's enlarged. Imagine a stretchy soft pipe that normally drains liquid. If something blocks it, the back end will enlarge. The most common things that cause a dilated biliary duct are stones.:).
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Can be

Bile duct blockage.
See gastroenterologist or general surgeon.

In brief: Can be

Bile duct blockage.
See gastroenterologist or general surgeon.
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