Antenatal diagnosis of biliary atresia (noncorrectable cyst type): a case report.

  title={Antenatal diagnosis of biliary atresia (noncorrectable cyst type): a case report.},
  author={Naomi Iwai and Eiichi Deguchi and Yuichi Sasaki and Koji Idoguchi and Jun Yanagihara},
  journal={European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie},
  volume={9 5},
At 32 weeks of gestation a cystic mass was identified in the hepatic hilum of a fetus by maternal sonography. Laparotomy was performed at 39 days of life after a diagnosis of correctable type of biliary atresia (Type I). A cystically dilated extrahepatic duct, in which the proximal and distal sides of the common bile duct were occluded (Type III with cyst… CONTINUE READING