Dilated periportal lymphatics mimicking an anastomotic bile leak after liver transplantation

Andrew M. Rabin, Andrea F. Abramson, Cosme Manzarbeitia, Harold A. Mitty, Charles M. Miller, John S. Train, Sol J. Dan

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Abstract

Transhepatic cholangiography is commonly performed during postoperative evaluation of liver transplant patients. The authors describe a potential pitfall in the interpretation of these studies and illustrate that dilated interrupted lymphatics of the donor liver can mimic a periductal leak of contrast material.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)337-338
Number of pages2
JournalGastrointestinal Radiology
Volume16
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1991

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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