Malignant change in the biliary tract after excision of choledochal cyst.

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BACKGROUND Choledochal cyst is a rare congenital condition with a high risk of malignant change if untreated. The risk of malignancy after surgical excision of choledochal cyst is not known. METHODS Forty-eight patients with choledochal cysts managed over a 21-year period were reviewed, to determine the risk of malignant change after cyst excision. Thirty… (More)

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@article{Ishibashi1997MalignantCI, title={Malignant change in the biliary tract after excision of choledochal cyst.}, author={T. Ishibashi and Kazuo Kasahara and Yoshinari Yasuda and H. Nagai and Shigeru Makino and K. Kanazawa}, journal={The British journal of surgery}, year={1997}, volume={84 12}, pages={1687-91} }