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October 27, 1978

Jaundice, Choledocholithiasis, and a Nondilated Common Duct

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Internal Medicine (Drs Greenwald, Morris, and Schiff) and Radiology (Dr Pereiras), University of Miami School of Medicine, Veterans Administration Hospital, Miami.

JAMA. 1978;240(18):1983-1984. doi:10.1001/jama.1978.03290180057027

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)