Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 151–154 | Cite as

A potential pitfall of operative cholangiography in infants

  • D. K. Yousefzadch
  • J. J. Vanhoutte
  • J. H. JacksonJr.
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Abstract

Retrograde linear extravasation of contrast media along the anatomical course of intrahepatic arborizing structures may occur during intraoperative cholangiography for evaluation of prolonged neonatal jaundice. The resultant image may mimic the appearance of intrahepatic biliary radicles.

Key Words

Intraoperative cholangiogram Jaundice biliary atresia 

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References

  1. 1.
    Izant, R. J., Jr., Akers, D. R., et al.: Biliary atresia survey. Section of Surgery, American Academy of Pediatrics 1964Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Singelton, E. B., Wagner, M. L., Dutton, R. V.: Radiology of the alimentary tract in infants and children, 398, Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company 1977Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. K. Yousefzadch
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • J. J. Vanhoutte
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • J. H. JacksonJr.
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Section of Pediatric Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Radiology, Department of RadiologyThe University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiological ServicesOklahoma Children's Memorial HospitalOklahoma CityUSA
  3. 3.Driscoll Foundation Children's HospitalCorpus ChristiUSA

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