Ectopic opening of the common bile duct and duodenal stenosis: an overlooked association

PARLAK E., DİŞİBEYAZ S. , Cengiz C., Cicek B., Ozin Y., Kacar S., ...More

BMC GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.10, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1471-230x-10-142
  • Title of Journal : BMC GASTROENTEROLOGY


Background: Ectopic opening of the common bile duct into the duodenal bulb (EO-CBD-DB) is a rare disease that may be complicated by duodenal ulcer, deformity, stenosis and biliary stones. The aim of this study is to report clinical presentations, endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of this entity as well as to investigate its association with duodenal stenosis.