Successful management of ruptured choledochal cyst by primary cyst excision and biliary reconstruction.


One to two percent of patients who have choledochal cysts present with cyst rupture and bile peritonitis. Reported cases have been managed with external drainage of the cyst followed by a second procedure to excise the cyst and reconstruct the biliary tract. The authors report two cases of ruptured choledochal cyst treated with primary cyst excision and… (More)