Ciliated Hepatic Foregut Cyst with Obstructive Jaundice

  title={Ciliated Hepatic Foregut Cyst with Obstructive Jaundice},
  author={Hidenori Kiyochi and Kenzo Okada and Kazuhide Iwakawa and Mamoru Nakanishi and Hajime Satoh and Shunsuke Iimori and Maiko Miyoshi and Koji Yamamoto and Hiroshi Kotegawa and Akihiro Takai and Shinsuke Kajiwara},
  booktitle={Case reports in gastroenterology},
Ciliated hepatic foregut cysts (CHFCs) are rare congenital cystic lesion that are most often solitary, unilocular, and located in the subcapsular region of the medial segment of the left hepatic lobe. The mucoid fluid contents affect imaging studies and often make definitive diagnosis difficult. CHFCs are usually asymptomatic and found incidentally. We report a 69-year-old female patient with a CHFC causing obstructive jaundice, which was difficult to differentiate from a biliary cystic… CONTINUE READING