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Neuroendocrine Tumor in Choledochal Cyst - Case Report and Review of Literature


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The report presents a rare case of carcinoid tumor in a 17 year female who presented with epigastric pain of one week duration. She was diagnosed to have type I choledochal cyst on abdominal ultrasound and MRI. She underwent total excision of choledochal cyst with roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy. His-topathological examination revealed a neuroendocrine tumor within choledochal cyst which was immunoreactive for Chromogranin A. Patient is well at 6 months of follow up. These tumors are characteristically slow-growing, therefore awareness of its presence preoperatively can facilitate optimal management by performing surgical resection with negative margins which offers the best chance of long-term survival.









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1 - 11 - 2011
13 - 1 - 2012


  • Department of HPB Surgery, Hospital Selayang, Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Department of HPB Surgery, Hospital Selayang, Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Department of HPB Surgery, Hospital Selayang, Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia


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