biliary system


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biliary system

[′bil·ē‚er·ē ‚sis·təm]
(anatomy)
The complex of canaliculi, or microscopic bile ducts, that empty into the larger intrahepatic bile ducts.
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sinensis parasitize in the biliary system and thus could cause liver and biliary disorders.
the emphasis for liver disease is on pathophysiologic mechanisms of injury to the liver and the biliary system during hiv infection and epidemiological studies of liver diseases and disorders in hiv patients.
Although they are benign, biliary/choledochal cysts can cause numerous disorders such as cholestasis, leading to cholangitis and pancreatitis and biliary sepsis, and due to chronic inflammation of the biliary system even cholangiocarcinogenesis.
The biliary tree, or biliary system, refers to the liver, gallbladder and bile ducts and how they work together.
Hepatic hilum is one of common locations of the biliary system that can be compressed by lymphoma, and the mainstay of treatment is chemotherapy.
The main pancreatic duct was short in MRCP images, whereas no abnormal finding was observed in the pancreatic duct or biliary system (Figures 3 and 4).
Therefore, the anatomy of the biliary system should be accurately and precisely interpreted.
To evaluate the biliary system in detail, magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) was also performed.
The second route involves passage of cystic elements into the biliary system and then to the pancreas.
Rarely, tumor cells of cholangiocarcinoma or metastatic adenocarcinoma may show pagetoid spread along the biliary system, mimicking in situ neoplasia of the bile ducts.
Infection due to Fasciola hepaticus is difficult to diagnose, until the advanced stage when the parasite is in biliary system.
Gastroenterologists are physicians who specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, including the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, and biliary system.