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Santosh University Journal of Health Sciences

Mirizzi syndrome, an uncommon complication of cholelithiasis

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Author Details : Ashok Kumar, Shubha Laxmi Margekar, Venugopal Margekar

Volume : 3, Issue : 2, Year : 2017

Article Page : 88-90

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We hereby describe a case of 38 years old young man, known diabetic and alcoholic, presenting with history of pain in right hypochondriam, fever and progressive jaundice. His investigations revealed marked derangement of liver functions with predominant conjugated hyperbilirubinemia and raised alkaline phosphatase suggestive of obstructive jaundice. Subsequent investigation by ultrasound and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP), revealed a large stone in the cystic duct compressing the common bile duct with intrahepatic biliary radical dilatation, suggesting the rare diagnosis of Mirizzi Syndrome. In the present report the authors will discuss the importance of recognizing this relatively rare entity, its classification and management related issues.

Keywords: Obstructive Jaundice, Hyperbilirubinemia, Mirizzi syndrome, Gallstone

How to cite : Kumar A, Margekar S L, Margekar V, Mirizzi syndrome, an uncommon complication of cholelithiasis. Santosh Univ J Health Sci 2017;3(2):88-90

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