obstructive jaundice


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obstructive jaundice

[əb′strək·tiv ′jȯn·dəs]
(medicine)
Jaundice caused by mechanical obstruction of the biliary passages, preventing the outflow of bile.
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Radiological imaging is the cornerstone of diagnosis in patients with suspected extrahepatic obstructive jaundice.
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Obstructive jaundice is associated with elevated CA 19-9 levels.
Obstructive jaundice occurs due to a blockage in the bile duct - such as a gallstone, tumour or cyst - which means the bilirubin cannot leave the liver.
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In these patients, endoscopic insertion of stents is the method of choice to relieve obstructive jaundice, which is a distressing problem in subjects with cholangiocarcinoma.
2) Their common clinical features are obstructive jaundice, cholangitis, weight loss, and right upper quadrant pain.

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