Caroli’s Disease Revealed by Acute Pancreatitis and Angiocholitis: Case Report

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Abdelilah El Bakouri
Abderrahmane Lamnaouar
Othmane Elyamine
Mounir Bouali
Khalid Elhattabi
Fatimazahra Bensardi
Abdelaziz Fadil

Abstract

Background: Caroli's disease (CD) is a rare congenital disorder. The early diagnosis of the disease and differentiation of types I and II are of extreme importance to patient survival. This case report was designed to review, discuss to clarify the clinical characteristics of the disease.

Methods: The demographic and clinical feature, laboratory indicators, imaging findings and pathology results were reviewed.

Results: Caroli's disease can occur at any age specially young age. Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) and computed tomography (CT) examinations were most useful in diagnosing CD.

Conclusions: No typical symptoms, signs or laboratory indicators are able to distinguish CD from other conditions. Both MRI and CT were most valuable in diagnosis.

Keywords:
Caroli's disease (CD, MRI, CT scan), chronic smoker.

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Bakouri, A. E., Lamnaouar, A., Elyamine, O., Bouali, M., Elhattabi, K., Bensardi, F., & Fadil, A. (2020). Caroli’s Disease Revealed by Acute Pancreatitis and Angiocholitis: Case Report. Asian Journal of Research and Reports in Gastroenterology, 4(2), 1-5. Retrieved from https://journalajrrga.com/index.php/AJRRGA/article/view/30127
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