Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Infected Bile Duct Evaluation

The evaluation of cholangitis begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical findings in those with cholangitis include:

Testing is usually required to confirm this diagnosis of cholangitis and determine the severity of the illness.

Tests that may be used to evaluate cholangitis include:

Gallbladder imaging tests that may be used to evaluate cholangitis include:

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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