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Abdomen » Hepatobiliary
Choledochal cyst
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Author(s) :
Chaitali Shah, FRCR
 
Presentation This is a young patient who recently underwent surgery for scoliosis repair and had an abdominal CT. An ultrasound was performed to compliment the CT findings.
 
 
 
Caption: Scan demonstrating the common bile duct
Description: The proximal portion of the CBD is normal in caliber. The distal portion of the CBD shows a focal, smooth fusiform dilatation, measuring 1.0 cm. There was no IHBR.
 
 
 
Caption: Sagittal image showing the common bile duct
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Caption: Transverse image of the CBD
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Caption: Axial CT scan at the level of gall-bladder
Description: Dilated extrahepatic CBD is seen on this image. An IVC filter is also seen in this image.
 
Differential Diagnosis Choledochal cyst: type I
 
Final Diagnosis

Choledochal cyst: type I

 
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