Presentation and Clinical Outcomes of Choledochal Cysts in Children and Adults A Multi-institutional Analysis JAMA SURGERY Soares, K. C., Kim, Y., Spolverato, G., Maithel, S., Bauer, T. W., Marques, H., Sobral, M., Knoblich, M., Tran, T., Aldrighetti, L., Jabbour, N., Poultsides, G. A., Gamblin, T. C., Pawlik, T. M. 2015; 150 (6): 577-584


Choledochal cysts (CCs) are rare, with risk of infection and cancer.To characterize the natural history, management, and long-term implications of CC disease.A total of 394 patients who underwent resection of a CC between January 1, 1972, and April 11, 2014, were identified from an international multi-institutional database. Patients were followed up through September 27, 2014. Clinicopathologic characteristics, operative details, and outcome data were analyzed from May 1, 2014, to October 14, 2014.Resection of CC.Management, morbidity, and overall survival.Among 394 patients, there were 135 children (34.3%) and 318 women (80.7%). Adults were more likely to present with abdominal pain (71.8% vs 40.7%; P?

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