Management of complicated choledochal cysts.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES The presentation of choledochal cysts (CDCs) is altered by complications such as acute severe cholangitis, hepatolithiasis, spontaneous perforation, portal hypertension, pancreatitis, malignancy of the biliary tract and previous surgery in the form of internal drainage of the cyst. The management and the outcome of such complicated cysts differ… (More)

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