Accessory Organs of Digestion

  • Apeksha ChaturvediEmail author
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Congenital and acquired disorders of the accessory organs of digestion are encountered relatively commonly when imaging infants and young children. This chapter reviews the relevant embryology, anatomy and imaging findings of the spectrum of pathology affecting these organs.


Common Bile Duct Pancreatic Duct High Signal Intensity Biliary Atresia Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease 
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 The author acknowledges the work of the illustrators Gwen Mack, MFA, and Nadezhda Kiriyak, BFA, who contributed original artwork in this chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyGolisano Childrens Hospital, URMCRochesterUSA

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