Ulysses Fagundes‐Neto, Sergio Thomas Schettini, Jamal Wehba, Jose Pinus, Francy Reis da Silva Patricio

Caroli's Disease in Childhood

  • Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health

SummaryCaroli's disease is a rare congenital disorder characterized by segmentary saccular dilatation of the intrahepatic bile ducts, which manifests itself clinically by cholangitis and bile stones. We report two cases of Caroli's disease in schoolgirls with clinical signs of recurrent abdominal pain associated with intermittent crises of cho‐lestatic jaundice. Diagnosis was made by retrograde cholangiography in one patient and by intravenous cholangiography in the other.

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