14 Sep Chronic complications of symptomatic gallstone disease, such as Mirizzi syndrome, are rare in Western developed countries with an incidence. The Mirizzi syndrome refers to an uncommon phenomenon which results in extrinsic compression of an extrahepatic biliary duct from one or more calculi within. 17 Oct Mirizzi syndrome is an unusual presentation of obstructive jaundice caused by extrinsic compression of an extrahepatic biliary duct from one or.

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Utilidad de la ecoendoscopia en el síndrome de Mirizzi

Double-cannulation and large papillary balloon dilation: Cholescintigraphy 1-h initial images in year-old man with right upper quadrant pain for 2 days. Three highly sensitive and specific signs noted are a nonvisualized gallbladder, moderate dilatation of the common hepatic duct CHDand delayed excretion into the duodenum. The physical examination of admission was normal; laboratory tests demonstrated transaminases changes: CiteScore measures average citations received per document published.

The objective of this study was to describe a series of eight patients with Mirizzi syndrome, submitted to surgical treatment, and to comment on aspects of the etiopathogenesis and clinical presentation, with emphasis on the diagnosis and treatment of this complication of biliary lithiasis.


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Mirizzi’s syndrome – Wikipedia

Safioleas M, et al. The following items were evaluated: Jaques Waisberg Rua das Figueiras – apt. Arq Gastroenterol ;42 1. Mirizzi’s syndrome is a rare complication in which a gallstone becomes impacted in the cystic duct or neck of the gallbladder causing compression of the common bile duct CBD or common hepatic ductresulting in obstruction and jaundice.

This patient presented with acute cholecystitis, as confirmed at imaging.

There was no operative mortality. Summing up to this fact is the difficulty for the preoperative diagnosis because there is no specific clinic and laboratory presentation 47 J Ultrasound Med ;7: J Surg Res ; Aindrome cases and questions with Physicians on Medscape consult.

The closing of the hole in the common hepatic duct should be made without tension and with the mucous membrane of the gallbladder stump juxtaposed to the mucous membrane of sindome duct. Such inflammation is characteristic of Mirizzi syndrome and can be used to distinguish biliary conditions, including cancer. The use of the gallbladder infundibulum to close the orifice of the common hepatic duct is good because it consists of vascular tissue and it has mucosal similar to biliary duct.


Acute presentations of the syndrome include symptoms consistent with cholecystitis.

Arq Bras Cir Dig. The Mirizzi syndrome consists of the obstruction either of the common hepatic duct or the choledocus, secondary to the extrinsic compression due to the impact of calculus in the cystic duct or in the gallbladder infundibulum 4. The Kehr drain is introduced into the common hepatic duct over the repair site.

Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for cholelithiasis Csendes Classification of Mirizzi Syndrome.


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