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Indian Pediatr. 2004 Aug;41(8):848-50.

Caroli's disease.

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Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, BSM Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. karimb@bangla.net

Abstract

Carolis disease is a rare communicating segmental or diffuse dilatation of the intrahepatic biliary tree. Cholangitis, liver cirrhosis and cholangiocarcinoma are its potential complications. A case of Carolis disease in a boy of 6 years with bilobal involvement presenting with intermittent abdominal pain, fever and hepatomegaly is reported here.

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