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Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
On-line version ISSN 1678-9849
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 1678-9849. 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.