Biliary dyskinesia in pediatrics

  title={Biliary dyskinesia in pediatrics},
  author={Grzegorz W Telega},
  journal={Current Gastroenterology Reports},
Biliary dyskinesia is a potential cause for acalculous biliary colic in pediatric patients. A triad of symptoms and signs, consisting of abdominal pain (with or without associated nausea or fatty food intolerance), absence of gallstones, and an abnormally low cholecystokinin-stimulated gallbladder ejection fraction is used to diagnose the disorder. In several small pediatric case series, cholecystectomy resulted in symptomatic improvement in a majority of patients with biliary dyskinesia… CONTINUE READING