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What is Bile duct cysts?

What is Bile duct cysts?

  • Bile duct cysts: The formation of a cyst (dilation or swelling) in the bile duct which can obstruct the flow of bile and result in jaundice.

Bile duct cysts is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Bile duct cysts, or a subtype of Bile duct cysts, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Bile duct cysts: Introduction

Types of Bile duct cysts:

Broader types of Bile duct cysts:

Who gets Bile duct cysts?

Gender Ratio for Bile duct cysts: female predominance

How serious is Bile duct cysts?

Complications of Bile duct cysts: see complications of Bile duct cysts

What causes Bile duct cysts?

Causes of Bile duct cysts: see causes of Bile duct cysts

What are the symptoms of Bile duct cysts?

Symptoms of Bile duct cysts: see symptoms of Bile duct cysts

Complications of Bile duct cysts: see complications of Bile duct cysts

Bile duct cysts: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bile duct cysts.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bile duct cysts.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Bile duct cysts: Hepatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Bile duct cysts.
Treatments for Bile duct cysts: see treatments for Bile duct cysts
Research for Bile duct cysts: see research for Bile duct cysts

Name and Aliases of Bile duct cysts

Main name of condition: Bile duct cysts

Other names or spellings for Bile duct cysts:

Choledochocele, Choledochal cyst, Congenital choledochal cyst

Choledochal cyst, Choledochocele, Congenital choledochal cyst
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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