Giant choledochal cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Abdominal pain and right upper quadrant palpable mass at physical exam.

Patient Data

Age: 26
Gender: Female

Giant cystic lesion is seen at location of common bile duct. Enlarged gallbladder and intrahepatic bile duct dilatation also is noted secondary to compression effect of giant cyst. There is no evidence of stone or visible enhancing mass at distal of common bile duct.

Case Discussion

Findings of the CT is compatible with giant choledochal cyst (Type I), which is causing bile duct dilatation. 

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Case information

rID: 37811
Published: 23rd Jun 2015
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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