Spontaneous biliary cutaneous fistula communicating with intrahepatic bile duct in a six years old child: a very rare case report

Authors

  • Debalok Chakrabarty Department of Radiology, Silchar Medical College and Hospital, Silchar, Assam
  • Gaurav Chayan Das Department of Radiology, Silchar Medical College and Hospital, Silchar, Assam
  • Abhishek Das Department of Radiology, Silchar Medical College and Hospital, Silchar, Assam
  • Deba Kumar Chakrabartty Department of Radiology, Silchar Medical College and Hospital, Silchar, Assam

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20160054

Keywords:

Biliary cutaneous fistula, External biliary fistula, Abdominal wall abscess, Hepatic abscess

Abstract

Biliary cutaneous fistula or external biliary fistula is an abnormal communication between the biliary tree and the skin surface. We present here a very rare case of spontaneous biliary cutaneous fistula communicating with intrahepatic bile duct in a 6 years old child. The child suffered from chronic hepatic parenchymal disease and presented initially with abdominal wall abscess, right subdiaphragmatic collection and possible hepatic abscesses. The patient left the hospital against medical advice and returned back after 6 months with external biliary fistula in the epigastric region.

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Published

2016-12-24

How to Cite

Chakrabarty, D., Das, G. C., Das, A., & Chakrabartty, D. K. (2016). Spontaneous biliary cutaneous fistula communicating with intrahepatic bile duct in a six years old child: a very rare case report. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 4(1), 334–338. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20160054

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