AUPBDanomalous union of the pancreaticobiliary duct
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In addition, this anomaly is often accompanied with anomalous union of panceatobiliaryductal system(AUPBD) and the presence of choledochal cyst (3).
Careful retrospective review of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography(MRCP) confirmed the operative finding of duplication of exrahepatic bile duct with no evidence of AUPBD. Both ducts after forming a common channel was joined by pancreatic duct finally opening in second part of duodenum.
In a review of Japanese clinical literature by Yamashita et al, the investigators found cholelithiasis in 28% of cases, a choledochal cyst in 11% cases, AUPBD in 30% cases and cancer in 26% cases (2).