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Choledochal Cysts Diagnosis and Treatments: Case Report

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1107382, PP. 1-6

Subject Areas: Surgery & Surgical Specialties, Oncology

Keywords: Choledochal Cyst, Bile Duct Cyst

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Choledochal cyst is a rare pathological condition, which represents 1% of benign diseases of the biliary tract. It is seen with significant frequency in childhood, with a higher prevalence in females. Diagnosis is primarily based on clinical suspicion. Its symptoms are variable and its treatment, depending on the type, is surgical. Case Report: A 5-year-old female childhood, weighing 20 kg presented with a two weeks history of upper abdominal pain, jaundice and low-grade fever for 8 days, accompanied by high colored urine, and pale colored stools. Our case diagnosis was made by biochemical parameters and ultrasonography, CT-scan. The recurrent cholangitis, pancreatitis and malignant diseases associated with choledochal cysts mandate early diagnosis and definitive surgical management.

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Al-Ba’adani, M. N. , Alammari, S. A. and Jumman, N. A. (2022). Choledochal Cysts Diagnosis and Treatments: Case Report. Open Access Library Journal, 9, e7382. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1107382.

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