Biliary dyskinesia

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Biliary dyskinesia is a hypomotility disorder of the biliary tract. It is an indication for cholecystectomy.[1]



  • Chronic abdominal pain.[2]

Clinical DDx:




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Gallbladder, Cholecystectomy: 
     - Gallbladder with mild chronic inflammation without entrapped 
       epithelial crypts.

The clinical finding of biliary dyskinesia is noted.

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Jones, PM.; Rosenman, MB.; Pfefferkorn, MD.; Rescorla, FJ.; Bennett, WE. (Jul 2016). "Gallbladder Ejection Fraction Is Unrelated to Gallbladder Pathology in Children and Adolescents.". J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 63 (1): 71-5. doi:10.1097/MPG.0000000000001065. PMID 26670710.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Dumont, RC.; Caniano, DA. (May 1999). "Hypokinetic gallbladder disease: a cause of chronic abdominal pain in children and adolescents.". J Pediatr Surg 34 (5): 858-61; discussion 861-2. PMID 10359196.
  3. Karnsakul, W.; Vaughan, R.; Kumar, T.; Gillespie, S.; Skitarelic, K. (Dec 2011). "Evaluation of gastrointestinal pathology and treatment in children with suspected biliary dyskinesia.". Pediatr Surg Int 27 (12): 1307-12. doi:10.1007/s00383-011-2941-1. PMID 21706177.