Education and imaging. Hepatobiliary and pancreatic: Juxtapapillary duodenal diverticulum causing cholestasis.

@article{Saranovi2009EducationAI,
  title={Education and imaging. Hepatobiliary and pancreatic: Juxtapapillary duodenal diverticulum causing cholestasis.},
  author={D j Saranovi{\'c} and Aleksandra Djuric-Stefanovic and Aleksandra Milovanovi{\'c} and M Kratovac-Dunjic and Dragan Ma{\vs}ulovi{\'c} and Aleksandar Ivanovic},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={496}
}
Duodenal diverticula are outpouchings from the duodenum that represent herniation of the mucosa and submucosa through the muscular wall. Diverticula are uncommon before the age of 50 years but can be demonstrated in 10–15% of the population by the age of 80 years. At least 75% of diverticula are located within 2 cm of the ampulla of Vater and have been called juxtapapillary diverticula. The remainder occur at the accessory ampulla or elsewhere in the duodenum. There is now persuasive evidence… CONTINUE READING