Choledochal Cyst

Choledochal Cyst

Image Courtesy by Dr. Gangadhar Reddry Paediatric Surgeon Karthikeya Hospital Karimnagar

 

 

 


What is Choledocalcyst

A Choledocal Cyst is a Bile duct congenital Anomaly,

It is cystic dilation of the bile duct

Etiology and Causes of Choledochal cyst

Etiology is unknown

The bile duct is a rare congenital anomaly of Unknown Etiology

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Choledochal cyst

Abdominal Pain in the Right Upper Belly,

Abdominal MAss

Jaundice,

Fever,

Nausea, and Vomiting,

choledochal cyst Diagnostic Evaluation

USG

CT Scan

MRCP – Magnetic Resonance cholangiopancreatography,

ERCP – Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography,

Choledochal Cyst Treatment

Surgical Management

Cystojejunostomy

Cystoentrostomy

Complications of Choledochal Cyst

Enlarged Liver,

Portal Hypertension,

Cirrhosis of Liver,

Pancreatitis

Ascites,

Cholangiocarcinoma

 

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