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A very low-birth-weight infant with spontaneous perforation of a choledochal cyst and adjacent pseudocyst formation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22813825     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Spontaneous perforation of a choledochal cyst with ensuing pseudocyst formation is a very rare complication. We report the development of a pseudocyst adjacent to a choledochal cyst in a very low-birth-weight infant at 2 months of age. Elective excision of the choledochal cyst and biliary tract reconstruction were successfully performed 2 months later when the infant weighed 3 kg. Delayed primary repair may be a viable alternative treatment for low-birth-weight infants with choledochal cysts.
Authors:
Masao Yasufuku; Chieko Hisamatsu; Nahoko Nozaki; Eiji Nishijima
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  47     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e17-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Kakogawa West City Hospital, 384-1 Hiratsu, Yoneda-cho, Kakogawa-shi, Hyogo, 675-8611, Japan.
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