Common Bile Duct Cysts Leading to Cholestasis and Jaundice: A Rare Case Report


Cystic dilatation of the common bile duct constitutes a rare congenital malformation prevalent in people of Asian origin with a female predominance. Its classification follows that of Todani. The commonest form, found in 80% of cases, is type I. Common bile duct cysts are often diagnosed in 2 out of 3 cases, during childhood with adult forms often rare. We hereby report the case of a cystic dilatation of the bile duct in a 75-year-old patient without significant history of disease.

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Benkoukous, E. , Ossibi, P. , Traore, Z. , Benjelloun, E. , Abdul-Razak, S. , Sidibe, K. , Lamrani, Y. , Oussaden, A. , Mazaz, K. and Taleb, K. (2015) Common Bile Duct Cysts Leading to Cholestasis and Jaundice: A Rare Case Report. Surgical Science, 6, 298-300. doi: 10.4236/ss.2015.67044.

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