Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
HPB Surgery
Volume 2009, Article ID 103739, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/103739
Research Article

The Changing Presentation of Choledochal Cyst Disease: An Incidental Diagnosis

1Liver Cancer Center University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3459 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
2The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Scaife Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA

Received 19 March 2009; Revised 27 May 2009; Accepted 24 August 2009

Academic Editor: Olivier Farges

Copyright © 2009 Rajeev Dhupar et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. J. S. de Vries, S. de Vries, D. C. Aronson et al., “Choledochal cysts: age of presentation, symptoms, and late complications related to Todani's classification,” Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 37, no. 11, pp. 1568–1573, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. T. Todani, Y. Watanabe, M. Narusue, K. Tabuchi, and K. Okajima, “Congenital bile duct cysts: classification, operative procedures, and review of thirty seven cases including cancer arising from choledochal cyst,” The American Journal of Surgery, vol. 134, no. 2, pp. 263–269, 1977. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. M. Yamaguchi, “Congenital choledochal cyst: analysis of 1,433 patients in the Japanese literature,” The American Journal of Surgery, vol. 140, no. 5, pp. 653–657, 1980. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. K. Wiseman, A. K. Buczkowski, S. W. Chung, J. Francoeur, D. Schaeffer, and C. Scudamore, “Epidemiology, presentation, diagnosis, and outcomes of choledochal cysts in adults in an urban environment,” The American Journal of Surgery, vol. 189, no. 5, pp. 527–531, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. J. Singhavejsakul and N. Ukarapol, “Choledochal cysts in children: epidemiology and outcomes,” World Journal of Surgery, vol. 32, no. 7, pp. 1385–1388, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. J. Singham, D. Schaeffer, E. Yoshida, and C. Scudamore, “Choledochal cysts: analysis of disease pattern and optimal treatment in adult and paediatric patients,” HPB, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 383–387, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. J. B. Ammori and M. W. Mulhholland, “Adult type I choledochal cyst resection,” Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 363–367, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  8. B. C. Visser, I. Suh, L. W. Way, and S. M. Kang, “Congenital choledochal cysts in adults,” Archives of Surgery, vol. 139, no. 8, pp. 855–862, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. B. H. Edil, J. L. Cameron, S. Reddy et al., “Choledochal cyst disease in children and adults: a 30-year single-institution experience,” Journal of the American College of Surgeons, vol. 206, no. 5, pp. 1000–1005, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. W. Kimura, “Congenital dilatation of the common bile duct and pancreaticobiliary maljunction—clinical implications,” Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery, vol. 394, no. 2, pp. 209–213, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. S. R. Banerjee Jesudason, M. R. Jesudason, R. P. Mukha, F. L. Vyas, S. Govil, and J. C. Muthusami, “Management of adult choledochal cysts—a 15-year experience,” HPB, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 299–305, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. P. A. Lipsett, H. A. Pitt, P. M. Colombani, J. K. Boitnott, and J. L. Cameron, “Choledochal cyst disease: a changing pattern of presentation,” Annals of Surgery, vol. 220, no. 5, pp. 644–652, 1994. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. M. Nicholl, H. A. Pitt, P. Wolf et al., “Choledochal cysts in western adults: complexities compared to children,” Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 245–252, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. Y. Watanabe, A. Toki, and T. Todani, “Bile duct cancer developed after cyst excision for choledochal cyst,” Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 207–212, 1999. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. S. C. Stain, C. R. Guthrie, A. E. Yellin, and A. J. Donovan, “Choledochal cyst in the adult,” Annals of Surgery, vol. 222, no. 2, pp. 128–133, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. Y. Matsumoto, H. Fujii, J. Itakura, M. Matsuda, B. Nobukawa, and K. Suda, “Recent advances in pancreaticobiliary maljunction,” Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 45–54, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. A. Chaudhary, P. Dhar, A. Sachdev et al., “Choledochal cysts—differences in children and adults,” British Journal of Surgery, vol. 83, no. 2, pp. 186–188, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. S. S. Tan, N. C. Tan, S. Ibrahim, and K. H. Tay, “Management of adult choledochal cyst,” Singapore Medical Journal, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 524–527, 2007. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus