The risk of carcinogenesis in congenital choledochal cyst patients: an analysis of 214 cases.

@article{He2014TheRO,
  title={The risk of carcinogenesis in congenital choledochal cyst patients: an analysis of 214 cases.},
  author={Xiao-dong He and Lei Wang and Wei Liu and Qi Liu and Qiang Qu and Bing-lu Li and Tao Hong},
  journal={Annals of hepatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={
          819-26
        }
}
BACKGROUND Choledochal cysts are most common in Asian populations. In addition, the incidence of biliary tract malignancies from choledochal cysts is increasing, but the risk of carcinogenesis is still unclear. MATERIAL AND METHODS Clinical data from 214 congenital choledochal cyst cases from 1968 to 2013 were retrospectively analyzed. RESULTS Todani type I was more common (139, 65.0%) than type IVa (53, 24.8%) or type V (17, 7.9%) in these choledochal cyst patients. Biliary tract malignant… CONTINUE READING

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