Pediatric Surgery International

, Volume 25, Issue 1, pp 113–115 | Cite as

Colonic atresia and choledochal cyst: a rare combination

  • Amar Nijagal
  • Doruk Ozgediz
  • Vickie A. Feldstein
  • Hanmin Lee
  • Michael R. Harrison
Case Report

Abstract

Colonic atresia and choledochal cyst are rare congenital abnormalities and there are few cases of their coexistence reported in the literature. We report a case of choledochal cyst and colonic atresia in a term neonate. Our prenatal ultrasonographic and intraoperative findings support the idea that these two entities may be related.

Keywords

Colonic atresia Choledochal cyst 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amar Nijagal
    • 1
    • 2
  • Doruk Ozgediz
    • 3
  • Vickie A. Feldstein
    • 4
  • Hanmin Lee
    • 1
    • 2
  • Michael R. Harrison
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Pediatric SurgeryUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA
  3. 3.Department of Pediatric SurgeryHospital for Sick ChildrenTorontoCanada
  4. 4.Department of RadiologyUniversity of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA

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