Bile Duct Diseases

Summarized by Plex Health
Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Your liver makes a digestive juice called bile. When you consume, your gallbladder pushes the bile into tubes called bile air ducts. The bile aids break down fat. Different diseases can obstruct the bile ducts and cause a trouble with the flow of bile: Gallstones, which can increase pressure in the gallbladder and cause a gallbladder attack. The pain usually lasts from one to a number of hours. It is the most common reason for liver transplants in children in the United States.

* Please keep in mind that all text is summarized by machine, we do not bear any responsibility, and you should always check original source before taking any actions

** If you believe that content on the Plex is summarised improperly, please, contact us, and we will get rid of it quickly; please, send an email with a brief explanation.

*** If you want us to remove all links leading to your domain from and never use your website as a source of the "Online Knowledge", please contact us using a corporate email and we will remove everything in 10 business days.


Plex Page is a Biology & Health Sciences "Online Knowledge Base," where a machine summarizes all the summaries.