Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Case Report Volume 8 Issue 6

Choledochal Cyst Type Three Diagnostic and Management Approach

Ali Hassan Abdulla1, Ahmed Jaber2, Rola Mahmood3, Jawad Khamis4 and Yusuf Barhoom5*

1MBBS General Surgery, Senior Resident at Salmaniya Medical Complex, Kingdom of Bahrain
2MBBS General Surgery, Junior Resident at Governmental Hospitals/Salmaniya Medical Complex, Kingdom of Bahrain
3Consultant Radiologist at Governmental Hospitals/Salmaniya Medical Complex, Kingdom of Bahrain
4Gastroenterology and Hepatology Consultant at Governmental Hospitals/Salmaniya Medical Complex Kingdom of Bahrain
5MD, CABS, MSc, MS Transplant, FEBS (Transplantation Surgery), FSSO, FACS General Surgery and HBP Surgeon at Governmental Hospitals/Salmaniya Medical Complex, Kingdom of Bahrain

*Corresponding Author: Yusuf Barhoom, MD, CABS, MSc, MS Transplant, FEBS (Transplantation Surgery), FSSO, FACS General Surgery and HBP Surgeon at Governmental Hospitals/Salmaniya Medical Complex, Kingdom of Bahrain.

Received: April 24, 2024; Published: May 16, 2024


Choledochal cysts are biliary tree congenital cysts that could be extrahepatic or intrahepatic and have premalignancy potential depending on their type and pathophysiological consequences. Though usually asymptomatic, patients may present with palpable masses or cholestasis-related symptoms. The therapeutic intervention depends on the cyst type.

We present a rare case of type three, Todani classification, choledochal cyst in a 26-year-old male patient who presented with acute on top of chronic pancreatitis. The aim is to present rare case therapeutic approaches based on the current literature.

Acute obstruction-related cystic dilatation impacts the decision on the best therapeutic approach for such patients, and hepatobiliary surgery experts' elaboration and longer follow-up are needed.

Core Tip: Malignant transformation assessment is an essential element in the type three choledochal cyst management plan, as there is no guideline that facilitates the selection of the best therapeutic intervention.

 Keywords: Choledochal Cysts (CCs); Gallbladder


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Citation: Yusuf Barhoom., et al. “Choledochal Cyst Type Three Diagnostic and Management Approach”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 8.5 (2024): 68-73.


Copyright: © 2024 Yusuf Barhoom., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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