Primary sclerosing cholangitis in children: utility of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography

@article{Chavhan2008PrimarySC,
  title={Primary sclerosing cholangitis in children: utility of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography},
  author={Govind B. Chavhan and Eve Roberts and Rahim Moineddin and Paul S. Babyn and David E. Manson},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={38},
  pages={868-873}
}
Even when histologic findings are highly suggestive of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), cholangiographic correlation is required for the diagnosis. The present gold standard, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), is invasive and associated with complications. To evaluate the usefulness of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) in diagnosing PSC in children. MRCP studies were retrospectively reviewed in 20 children with clinical suspicion of PSC and who had… CONTINUE READING

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