The ideal treatment of stenosis of Sphincter of Oddi is
Stenosis of the Sphincter of Oddi
b. The pathogenesis is unclear, but trauma from the passing of stones, sphincter motility disorders, and congenital anomalies have been suggested.
c. Episodic pain of the biliary type with abnormal liver function tests is a common presentation.
d. However, recurrent jaundice or pancreatitis also may play a role.
e. A dilated common bile duct that is difficult to cannulate with delayed emptying of the contrast are useful diagnostic features.
f. Ampullary manometry and special provocation tests are available in specialized units.
g. If the diagnosis is well established, endoscopic or operative sphincterotomy will yield good results