In two cases of jaundice due to choledocholithiasis, the biliary tree was not dilated on skinny-needle transhepatic cholangiography. Visualization of the biliary tree before arriving at a diagnosis in certain cases of jaundice is needed.
(JAMA 240:1983-1984, 1978)
Greenwald RA, Pereiras R, Morris SJ, Schiff ER. Jaundice, Choledocholithiasis, and a Nondilated Common Duct. JAMA. 1978;240(18):1983-1984. doi:10.1001/jama.1978.03290180057027