An annotated algorithm for the evaluation of choledocholithiasis.

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VOLUME 53, NO. 7, 2001 Individuals with choledocholithiasis (common bile duct stones or CDL) can present with biliary colic, nonspecific abdominal pain, obstructive jaundice, cholangitis, or acute biliary pancreatitis. Individuals may also harbor asymptomatic stones that are diagnosed serendipitously. The diagnostic studies available are imperfect, and… (More)

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