Korean J Gastrointest Endosc.  1987 Nov;7(1):83-86.

A Case Report of Choledochal Cyst


Congential bile duct cysts, the so called "choledochal cysts" occur at all levels of the biliary tree and may be of saccular, diverticular, or fusiform configuration. There are 6 types of choledochal cysts proposed by todani et al based on roentgenologic and operative findings. This disease is usually diagnosed at the childhood or early adult life and predilection for orientals. Clinical manifestations are usually jaundice, right upper quadrant abdominal pain and abdominal mass. Here we are reporting a case of choledochal cyst, type IV-A diagnosed by abdominal ultrasonogram. 99mTc-DISIDA hepatobiliary scan and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram.

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