Amputation neuroma after cholecystectomy. A cause of intermittent obstructive jaundice.

A 43-year-old woman developed recurrent attacks of intermittent obstructive jaundice 5 years after cholecystectomy. After 6 years of recurrent attacks, an obstructive lesion was finally demonstrated, and was diagnosed at surgery as an amputation (traumatic) neuroma of the midcommon bile duct (CBD). Symptoms disappeared following surgical removal of the… CONTINUE READING