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Bile duct cysts

Bile duct cysts: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bile duct cysts is available below.

Symptoms of Bile duct cysts

Treatments for Bile duct cysts

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Bile duct cysts: Complications

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Causes of Bile duct cysts

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Bile duct cysts: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Bile duct cysts

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Bile duct cysts

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Bile duct cysts: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Bile duct cysts

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Definitions of Bile duct cysts:

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)


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