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HPB Surgery
Volume 6, Issue 3, Pages 223-228
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/1993/47873
Case Report

Cholangitis and Budd Chiari Syndrome as Complications of Simple Cystic Liver Disease

1University Department of Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 1 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9YW, UK
2University Department of Radiology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 1 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9YW, UK

Received 13 May 1991; Accepted 28 October 1991

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Abstract

We report the case of a 63 year old woman who developed the complications of cholangitis and Budd Chiari syndrome secondary to polycystic disease of the liver. The two complications were not present simultaneously, and both resolved after decompression of the liver cysts.