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Congenital Cystic Dilation of the Bile Duct Associated With Laurence-Moon-Biedl-Bardet Syndrome

Ryoichi Tsuchiya, MD; Ryusuke Nishimura, MD; Toshiya Ito, MD
Arch Surg. 1977;112(1):82-84. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1977.01370010084017.
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• We describe a 26-year-old man in whom the Laurence-Moon-Biedl-Bardet syndrome had been associated with congenital cystic dilations of both the intrahepatic and extrahepatic biliary tract. The fact of the simultaneous occurence of two rare diseases in a single patient suggests the congenital origin of cystic dilation of the biliary tract and the importance of examining for a possible association of anomalies in the alimentary tract with the Laurence-Moon-Biedl-Bardet syndrome.

(Arch Surg 112:82-84, 1977)


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