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Type IV A choledochal cyst with cystic duct cysthpb_167285
Division of Surgical Gastroenterology, School of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, India
Supriyo Ghatak, Division of Surgical Gastroenterology, School of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Institute of Postgraduate Medical
Education and Research, Kolkata, India, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Operative view of a saccular cystic duct cyst joining the gall
bladder to a fusiform dilatation of a common bile duct cyst. The
was fashioned.Very rarely has a cystic duct cyst been reported.1It
can present either as a cystic duct cyst or in association with a cyst
in another part of the choledochus.2,3
1. Serena Serradel AF, Santamaría Linares E, Herrera Goepfert R. (1991)
Cystic dilatation of the cystic duct: A new type of biliary cyst. Surgery
2. Crozier F, Hardwisgen J, Jaoua S, Charrier A, Aillaud S, Bourlière B et al.
(2003) Choledochal cyst associated with congenital cystic duct dilatation:
Report of two cases. Ann Chir 128:459–461.
3. Elabsi M, Amraoui M, Elouannani M, Echarrab M, Elalami Faricha A, Errou-
gani A, Chkof Moulay R. (2006) Choledochal cyst associated with dilatation
of the cystic duct. J Chir (Paris) 143:308–309.
Long arrow; common bile duct cyst, short arrow; cystic duct cyst,
GB; gall bladder
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