Multidetector CT of emergent biliary pathologic conditions.

@article{Patel2013MultidetectorCO,
  title={Multidetector CT of emergent biliary pathologic conditions.},
  author={Neel B Patel and Aytekin Oto and Stephen N. Thomas},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 7},
  pages={
          1867-88
        }
}
Various biliary pathologic conditions can lead to acute abdominal pain. Specific diagnosis is not always possible clinically because many biliary diseases have overlapping signs and symptoms. Imaging can help narrow the differential diagnosis and lead to a specific diagnosis. Although ultrasonography (US) is the most useful imaging modality for initial evaluation of the biliary system, multidetector computed tomography (CT) is helpful when US findings are equivocal or when biliary disease is… CONTINUE READING

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