Periportal tuberculous adenitis: A rare cause of obstructive jaundice
Received: 04 October 1983 Accepted: 02 December 1983 DOI:
Cite this article as: Stanley, J.H., Yantis, P.L. & Marsh, W.H. Gastrointest Radiol (1984) 9: 227. doi:10.1007/BF01887840 Abstract
A patient with a clinical history of pulmonary tuberculosis presented with obstructive jaundice. Compression of the extrahepatic bile ducts was caused by calcified lymph nodes secondary to tuberculous adenitis of the porta hepatis. The role of radiologic methods in the diagnosis and management of this unusual complication is discussed.
Key words Abdomen, calcifications Bile ducts, obstruction Tuberculosis, complications References
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