14 Sep Chronic complications of symptomatic gallstone disease, such as Mirizzi syndrome, are rare in Western developed countries with an incidence. The Mirizzi syndrome refers to an uncommon phenomenon which results in extrinsic compression of an extrahepatic biliary duct from one or more calculi within. 17 Oct Mirizzi syndrome is an unusual presentation of obstructive jaundice caused by extrinsic compression of an extrahepatic biliary duct from one or.

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Outline representation of the new classification of Csendes to Mirizzi syndrome1. The abdomen ultrasound showed cholelithiasis, bile duct of increased caliber measuring 1.

Acute presentations of the syndrome include symptoms consistent with cholecystitis. Please review our privacy policy. However, MRCP is not efficient at localizing a cholecystocholedochal fistula. The patient was discharged on the 12 th day after surgery. Our sinvrome with 27 cases Michael C. Sign Up It’s Free!


Our experience with 27 cases International Seminars in Surgical Oncology ;5: Biliary and pancreatic ducts can also be windrome by MRCP, which can create superior images of inflammation around the gallbladder.

His pain resolved over a few days, but mildly elevated bilirubin levels persisted.


The objective of this study was to describe a series of eight patients with Mirizzi syndrome, submitted to surgical treatment, and to comment on aspects of the etiopathogenesis and clinical presentation, with emphasis on the diagnosis and treatment of this complication of biliary lithiasis. Reid-Lombardo and Michael B. In the cholecystobiliary fistula, the calculus may migrate to the main biliary tract, while in the coloentericystic fistula the patient may show intestinal obstruction called biliary ileus 9.

Management of Mirizzi syndrome in the laparoscopic era. This page was last edited on 26 Octoberat Current trends in the management of Mirizzi Syndrome: Exceptional Mirizzi syndrome in a young child: Complete removal of the gallbladder of patients with Mirizzi syndrome can be difficult to achieve due to inflammation around Calot’s triangle Safioleas M, et al.

Mirizzi’s syndrome

It affects males and females equally, but tends to affect older people more often. The drain debit oscillated between 20 and ml, showing bilious secretion until the 10 th day, when it was removed due to the volume reduction.

Choledocoscopy through the fistula was performed with flexible choledocoscope, and a single calculus in the distal choledocus, was identified and removed. Cholangioresonance is a useful snidrome for diagnosis of Mirizzi syndrome. Mirizzi syndrome with common septum: Surg Clin North Am ; Diagnostic modalities include abdominal ultrasonography, sindroome tomography CT scanning, magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography MRCPand endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography ERCP.


Mirizzi’s syndrome – Wikipedia

However, there is a tendency for the formation of fibrosis and stenosis on the suture lines of the biliary duct, sinfrome when it is carefully performed 10 Figure 2. Services on Demand Journal. The macroscopic appearance of the other patients’ liver was normal and these were not submitted to intra-operative hepatic biopsy. Typical magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography MRCP findings of Mirizzi syndrome include the following [ 13141516 ]:.

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Using the infundibula of the gallbladder close to the orifice in the common hepatic duct has the advantage that it constitutes miriszi tissue and has a mucous membrane similar to that of the biliary duct Need a Curbside Consult? Mirizzi syndrome is a rare complication and it occurs approximately on 0.

The constant compression of the calculus associated to the inflammation of the involved structures may result in fistula between the gallbladder infundibulum or the cystic duct, and the extra hepatic biliary tract.