Tag Mirizzi syndrome
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Acute Cholangitis

Acute or ascending cholangitis is a potentially life-threatening systemic infection resulting from inflammation and infection of the biliary tree due to bacterial growth in the bile, usually in the context of biliary obstruction
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Mirizzi syndrome

Mirizzi syndrome or extrinsic biliary compression syndrome, is a rare complication of cholelithiasis. Mirizzi syndrome is characterised by obstruction of the common bile duct (CBD), secondary to mechanical compression caused by the impaction of one or multiple gallstones in the neck of the gallbladder or cystic duct