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Obstructive jaundice at the age of 24


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A 24-year-old Afghan man, without a significant medical history, presented with right hypochondriac colicky pain for 5 days. Physical examination revealed a jaundiced patient without fever. There was tenderness on palpation of the right hypochondrium. Laboratory studies revealed predominantly cholestatic liver injury, with alkaline phosphatase level of 170 U/L (normal, thickened wall of the gallbladder. Contrast-enhanced CT images revealed an enlarged common bile duct (10 mm) without apparent reason (Fig. 1A). [Product Details...]