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Can HIDA scan help diagnose Habba syndrome?

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Will a HIDA scan help in the diagnosis of Habba Syndrome?
Sat, 10 Mar 2018 in X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 26 minutes later
Brief Answer:
HIDA is the test to diagnose Habba.

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Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic for your query my dear.
I have gone through your query carefully and I appreciate your concerns.

As per standard text, Habba syndrome is an association between chronic diarrhea and a dysfunctional gallbladder, which produces an abnormal amount of bile. HIDA scan is a hepatobiliary scan which evaluate the ejection fraction of the gallbladder which suggests whether gallbladder is working properly or not.

HIDA is therefore almost always used to diagnose Habba.

Hope I provided you with the answer.

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Thank you for you help.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 12 minutes later
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Most welcome

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Wishing your husband a fast recovery.

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