Choledochal cyst - type I

Case contributed by Ali Abougazia


Abdominal mass.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Female



Large cystic dilatation of the common bile duct (CBD), measuring about 8 x 4.3 x 4.7 cm in its main axial and craniocaudal dimensions respectively. 

Mild dilatation of the central intrahepatic biliary radicles.

Distended gallbladder.

Case Discussion

A choledochal cyst (type I biliary cystic disease) with mild dilatation of the central intrahepatic biliary radicles. Type I choledochal cysts account for the vast majority (80-90%) of cysts.​

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