Case Report
Volume 9 Issue 8 - 2020
Infant Cystic Duct Cyst - Case Report and Literature Review
Cassiana Pessoa Kotzias1, Diana Delgado Lindeman1, Ricardo Patino Baptista1*, Marcus Laks1,2, Ana Claudia Pereira Cardoso Ribeiro1,2 and Mauricio Giusti Calderon1,3,4
1Pediatric Surgery Department, Conjunto Hospitalar do Mandaqui, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
2Pediatric Surgery Professor, College of Medicine, University Nine of July, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
3General Surgery Professor, College of Medicine, University Nine of July, Sa Bernardo do Campo, SP, Brazil
4Pediatric Surgery Department, Hospital Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
*Corresponding Author: Ricardo Patiño Batista, Pediatric Surgery Department, Conjunto Hospitalar do Mandaqui, R: Voluntários da Pátria, 4301 - Santana, São Paulo - SP, Brazil. CEP: 02401-400.
Received: June 24, 2020; Published: July 28, 2020


The cystic malformation of the cystic duct is a rare disease and was first reported by Bode and Aust in 1983. There were several different nomenclatures since then, including cyst of the cystic duct. Rarely diagnosed in adult life, this case occurred in infants and evolved with perforation of the common hepatic duct. This malformation manifests as abdominal pain, jaundice, cholangitis, choledocholithiasis, and pancreatitis. Retrograde cholangiopancreatography is the gold standard for diagnosis; however, it is not uncommon to be an intra-operatory finding. The treatment is surgical with excellent results. In this case, we highlight the importance of imaging exams in the evaluation, describing an infant with a cystic malformation of the cystic duct with perforation of the common bile duct.

Keywords: Children; Congenital Biliary Dilatation; Cystic Duct; Bile Duct Diseases; Case Report


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Citation: Cassiana Pessoa Kotzias., et al. “Infant Cystic Duct Cyst - Case Report and Literature Review”. EC Paediatrics 9.8 (2020): 170-176.

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