Diagnosis and management of common bile duct stones in patients with sickle hemoglobinopathies.

@article{Ware1992DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and management of common bile duct stones in patients with sickle hemoglobinopathies.},
  author={Russell E Ware and William Schultz and Howard Filston and Thomas R. Kinney},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1992},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={572-5}
}
Nine of 35 patients with sickle hemoglobinopathies and cholelithiasis were found to have concomitant common bile duct (CBD) stones. We describe the diagnosis and management of these patients with CBD stones. Historical information, physical examination, and routine laboratory tests were unable to identify accurately the patients with CBD stones. Similarly… CONTINUE READING