Choledochal cyst: a 33-year review.

  title={Choledochal cyst: a 33-year review.},
  author={J. F. R. Robertson and Peter A. M. Raine},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={75 8},
We present 13 patients who were seen at Glasgow hospitals over a 33-year period. Only five (38 per cent) were children. Of the eight adults, two had complications of the cyst at presentation, namely biliary cirrhosis and cholangiocarcinoma respectively. Another adult patient developed a carcinoma in the cyst 9 years after internal drainage. The incidence of malignant change in the series was therefore 15 per cent. Only five patients have remained well after surgery: three had complete excision… CONTINUE READING
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