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biliary tracts

Friday 12 March 2004

biliary tree

Components

- biliary canaliculi
- biliary neoductules (biliary ductules)
- biliary tracts

  • intrahepatic biliary tracts
  • extrahepatic biliary tract

- gallbladder

Pathology

- biliary tract anomalies

- cholestasis

  • biliary plugs

- biliary tract atresia

  • extrahepatic biliary tract atresia

- biliary tract stenosis
- intrahepatic biliary dysgenesis
- biliary tumors

See also

- biliary secretion
- biliary acid
- peribiliary glands

References

- Sung JY, Costerton JW, Shaffer EA. Defense system in the biliary tract against bacterial infection. Dig Dis Sci. 1992 May;37(5):689-96. PMID: 1563308

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