Benign Biliary Strictures.

@article{Altman2016BenignBS,
  title={Benign Biliary Strictures.},
  author={Ashley Altman and Steven M. Zangan},
  journal={Seminars in interventional radiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={
          297-306
        }
}
Differentiating benign and malignant biliary strictures is a challenging and important clinical scenario. The typical presentation is indolent and involves elevation of liver enzymes, constitutional symptoms, and obstructive jaundice with or without superimposed or recurrent cholangitis. While overall the most common causes of biliary strictures are malignant, including cholangiocarcinoma and pancreatic adenocarcinoma, benign strictures encompass a wide spectrum of etiologies including… CONTINUE READING