Choledochectomy [Case 15]


Clinical History

A healthy 57-year old woman, had an ultrasound investigation of microscopic hematuria, incidentally revealed a cystic abnormality in her bile duct. Imaging showed a common bile duct dilatation of 19mm. She was asymptomatic with no history of liver disease, jaundice, or choledochalithiasis. The radiologic diagnosis was a Type 1 choledochal cyst. The plan is to do a choledochetomy and choledochojejunostomy reconstruction.

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