April 1990

Adenomyoma of the Common Bile Duct

Author Affiliations

From the First Propaedeutic Surgical Department, Athens (Greece) University Medical School.

Arch Surg. 1990;125(4):543. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1990.01410160131025

• Adenomyomas are rare pseudotumors of the extrahepatic biliary tract. Their microscopic appearance does not differ significantly from similar malformations of the peritoneal cavity. We describe a patient who presented with obstructive jaundice and who was treated successfully with a surgical resection and a hepaticojejunal anastomosis.

(Arch Surg. 1990;125:543)