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Get to Know the Mirizzi Syndrome

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 11)

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Page : 41-44

Keywords : Mirizzi syndrome; classification; abdominal; symptoms;

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Mirizzi syndrome describes obstruction of the common hepatic duct by an impacted stone in the cystic duct or gallbladder infundibulum. Mirizzi syndrome is classified based on characteristics such as site of occurance, extent of erosion, cholecystoenteric fistua, with or without stone. Abdominal pain is the most common presenting symptom followed by jaundice and less commonly with the classical triad of cholangitis. Symptoms and laboratory examination of mirizzi syndrome are confused with other abdominal disease especially liver and gallblader due to the many similarities. Therefore, this article is made to get to know more about Mirizzi syndrome.

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