What should be included in the differential diagnoses for biliary obstruction?

Updated: Oct 16, 2019
  • Author: Jennifer Lynn Bonheur, MD; Chief Editor: Vinay Kumar Kapoor, MBBS, MS, FRCS, FAMS  more...
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Answer

Consider the following in patients with suspected biliary obstruction:

  • Drugs/toxins

  • Infection (eg, parasitic, AIDS-associated, bacterial)

  • Parenteral nutrition


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