Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : November | Volume : 11 | Issue : 11 | Page : AD01 - AD02

Posterior Right Sectoral Duct Downstream of the Cystic Ductal Opening: A Rare Variant AD01-AD02

Zeineb Mzoughi, Houcem Fadhl, Achref Djebbi, Ghofrane Talbi, Mohamed Taher Khalfallah

Dr. Zeineb Mzoughi,
Assistant Professor, Department of General and Digestive Surgery, CHU Mongi, Slim Sidi Daoued, Tunis, Tunisia.

The anatomical variants of the posterior right sectoral duct of the biliary tract are frequent. They have a surgical importance involvement. We report a case of 63-year-old female patient operated by laparoscopy for acute cholecystitis with an intraoperative cholangiography discovery of an insertion of the posterior right sectoral duct on the bile duct below the cystic duct. The insertion of the posterior segmental canal on the bile duct could represent type A6 of the Huang classification. This biliary variation should be known to avoid posterior segmental canal injury, during cholecystectomy