Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis
Author: Michele Anzidei, Rome, Italy
1. Patient presentation
- A 64-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 2-week history of progressive jaundice.
- His medical history included an episode of necrotizing pancreatitis about 6 months previous to the jaundice onset.
- Abdominal ultrasound suggested dilatation of the intrahepatic bile ducts.
- Contrast-enhanced MDCT of the abdomen and pelvis was performed to rule out biliary obstructions.