Cystic biliary atresia: an etiologic and prognostic subgroup.

  title={Cystic biliary atresia: an etiologic and prognostic subgroup.},
  author={Enrica Caponcelli and Alex S Knisely and Mark Davenport},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={43 9},
INTRODUCTION Cystic biliary atresia (CBA) is an uncommon variant of biliary atresia (BA) in which prognosis may be relatively favorable but liable to misdiagnosis as choledochal cyst, and potentially offers insights into the etiology of BA. Because some cases can be detected antenatally, CBA in general may have its origins in utero life. We assessed our experience with CBA. METHODS Single-center retrospective review of infants with CBA over a 13-year period (January 1994 to December 2006) was… CONTINUE READING
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