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Acute biliary pancreatitis Feb 8, 2005
Patient with acute pancreatitis having a slightly dilated common bile duct on transabdominal EUS. However, a small stone (5 mm) with posterior acoustic shadow was visualized by EUS in the intrapancreatic part of the common bile duct. The stone was extracted with a balloon after biliary sphincterotomy.
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Acute biliary pancreatitis Jan 24, 2005
Patient with acute pancreatitis having a normal common bile duct (3 mm), with a small stone with posterior acoustic shadow, impacted in the intrapancreatic part of the CBD (blue arrow). The stone was extracted with a Dormia basket after sphincterotomy.
 

Acute biliary pancreatitis Jan 24, 2005
Patient with acute pancreatitis having a normal transabdominal ultrasound of the gallbladder. However, EUS, showed a small stone with posterior acoustic shadow (5 mm) in the infundibulum of the gallbladder, together with bile sludge. A retrogastric fluid collection was visualized after 7 days, being subsequently treated by EUS-guided aspiration.
 

 

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