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7th Global Summit on Cancer Therapy

Dubai, UAE

Alya T. Al Blooshi

Alya T. Al Blooshi

Tawam Cancer Center, UAE

Title: Adult’s choledochal cyst: diagnostic & therapeutic challenges: a case report and literature review.


Biography: Alya T. Al Blooshi


Choledochal cysts are considered rare congenital anomalies,that are even more rare and difficult to diagnose in adults. A 15 years old female presenting to our institute with upper GI bleeding and coincidental finding of duodenal mass which was found to be type III choledochal cyst. Type I and IV choledochal cyst are managed surgically with excision and Roux-en-Y hepatojejunostomy. Type II cysts managed by simple excision. Type III cysts management depends on symptoms, managed with sphincterotomy, endoscopic or surgical resection. Type V cysts due to their difficult course of management eventually require liver transplantation. The following review is addressing types, incidence, diagnosis and management of choledochal cysts, with focus on adult’s population.