Duplication of the Extrahepatic Bile Duct in Association with Choledocholithiasis as Depicted by MDCT

Department of Radiology, Soonchunhyang University, Cheonan Hospital, Cheonan, Korea.
Korean Journal of Radiology (Impact Factor: 1.57). 12/2008; 9(6):550-4. DOI: 10.3348/kjr.2008.9.6.550
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We report here on an extremely rare case of duplicated extrahepatic bile ducts that was associated with choledocholithiasis, and this malady was visualized by employing the minimum intensity projection images with using multi-detector row CT. The presence of duplicated extrahepatic bile ducts with a proximal communication, and the ducts were joined distally and they subsequently formed a single common bile duct, has not been previously reported.

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