What is the role of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in the diagnosis and management of hydatid cysts?

Updated: May 07, 2019
  • Author: Imad S Dandan, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

ERCP is both diagnostic and therapeutic in patients with intrabiliary rupture of a hydatid cyst, in whom a sphincterotomy can be performed.

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