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Case 13148

Lemmel syndrome – An unusual cause of obstructive jaundice.

Author(s)
Barros M, Ferreira L, Caseiro-Alves F

Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra,
Radiology Department
 
Patient
female, 64 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial CT view

    Axial contrast-enhanced CT image shows distended gallbladder and moderate dilatation (11 mm) of the common bile duct (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Small bowel; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Diverticula;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial CT view

    Axial contrast-enhanced abdominal CT scan shows a fluid and air-filled periampullary duodenal diverticulum (*). Notice the common bile duct compression by the diverticulum (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Small bowel; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Diverticula;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coronal CT view

    Contrast-enhanced abdominal CT scan - Coronal representation obtained through the common bile duct and the diverticulum (*). Notice the common bile duct compression by the diverticulum and mild pericholecystic fluid.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Biliary Tract / Gallbladder; Small bowel; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Diverticula;
     
     
Axial contrast-enhanced CT image shows distended gallbladder and moderate dilatation (11 mm) of the common bile duct (arrow).
 
Axial contrast-enhanced abdominal CT scan shows a fluid and air-filled periampullary duodenal diverticulum (*). Notice the common bile duct compression by the diverticulum (arrow).
 
Contrast-enhanced abdominal CT scan - Coronal representation obtained through the common bile duct and the diverticulum (*). Notice the common bile duct compression by the diverticulum and mild pericholecystic fluid.
 
 
 
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