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Radiologic findings of Mirizzi syndrome with emphasis on MRI

Radiologic findings of Mirizzi syndrome with emphasis on MRI

Yonsei Medical Journal 41(1): 144-146

We have reported a case of Mirizzi syndrome preoperatively diagnosed using MR cholangiopancreatography. MRCP and T2-weighted image using a single-shot fast spin-echo sequence accurately depicted all components of Mirizzi syndrome, including impacted stone in the neck of the gallbladder compressing the common hepatic duct and wall-thickening of the gallbladder without any evidence of malignancy. The combination of MRCP and T2-weighted image can be counted on to replace conventional modalities of diagnosing Mirizzi syndrome without any loss of diagnostic accuracy.

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PMID: 10731934

DOI: 10.3349/ymj.2000.41.1.144

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