Cholangitis

Cholangitis: common bile duct stone w inflammation: affects gallbladder and liver (LFTs↑), presents w fever, prolonged RUQ pain, jaundice, dx w US, ERCP


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  • Cholangitis
  • aka: Ascending cholangitis, Acute cholangitis,
  • common bile duct stone w inflammation: affects gallbladder and liver (LFTs↑), presents w fever, prolonged RUQ pain, jaundice, dx w US, ERCP
  • fever, prolonged RUQ pain, jaundice
  • jaundice
  • WBCs↑, LFTs↑, ultrasound, ERCP
  • ERCP