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Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
Print version ISSN 0037-8682
CREMA, Eduardo et al. Secondary sclerosing cholangitis in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome treated by common hepatic duct plasty by the laparoscopic route. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop. [online]. 2005, vol.38, n.5, pp. 438-441. ISSN 0037-8682. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0037-86822005000500015.
We report the case of a patient with obstructive jaundice caused by sclerosing cholangitis secondary to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. In acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related cholangiopathy, patients present with right upper quadrant or epigastric pain, fever, diarrhea and characteristic biliary alterations. The patient was submitted to transverse plasty of the common hepatic duct by laparoscopic route.
Keywords : Sclerosing cholangitis; AIDS; Jaundice; Laparoscopy; Hepatic duct.