Giant choledochal cyst

Case contributed by Mohammadtaghi Niknejad


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

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Giant cystic dilatation of the common bile duct. Enlarged gallbladder and intrahepatic bile duct dilatation are also noted secondary to compression effect of the giant cyst. No stone or enhancing mass is seen in the distal part of the common bile duct.

Case Discussion

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

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