A rare kind of obstructive jaundice caused by compression on the common bile duct due to an inflated Foley catheter balloon placed in the duodenum after Suguira surgery for bleeding esophageal vesicles secondary to portal hypertension is presented. After deflating the balloon, the obstruction was relieved. Tc-99m HIDA studies were helpful in the diagnosis of obstruction of the common bile duct and the response following the deflation.
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- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging