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Choledochal Cyst and Chronic Pancreatitis — Treated by Proximal Pancreatectomy

By R. P. Jalleh and R. C. N. Williamson


A 32-year-old woman with a choledochal cyst (Todani type I) developed recurrent acute pancreatitis leading to calcific chronic pancreatitis. She had previously been treated with two cyst drainage procedures and subtotal cyst excision. This association between choledochal cyst and chronic pancreatitis has not been previously reported. Severe continuing symptoms led to pylorus-preserving proximal pancreatoduodenectomy, which was undertaken to prevent future carcinoma in the cyst remnant and progression of the chronic pancreatiti

Topics: Surgery, RD1-811, Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology, RC799-869
Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Year: 1991
DOI identifier: 10.1155/1991
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