Childhood recurrent pyogenic cholangitis.

Abstract

Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis (RPC) is characterized by repeated attacks of bacterial infection of the biliary tract by enteric organisms resulting in formation of strictures and stones in the intrahepatic as well as the extrahepatic bile ducts. Between 1973 and 1984, we managed ten children with RPC. Presentation was acute, septicemia being invariably… (More)

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