CHOLEDOCHOLITHIASIS/CHOLANGITIS

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ETIOLOGY

In pts with cholelithiasis, passage of gallstones into CBD occurs in 10–15%; increases with age. At cholecystectomy, undetected stones are left behind in 1–5% of pts.

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ETIOLOGY

In pts with cholelithiasis, passage of gallstones into CBD occurs in 10–15%; increases with age. At cholecystectomy, undetected stones are left behind in 1–5% of pts.

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