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Extra Hepatic Biliary Atresia Associated with Choledochal Cyst: A Diagnostic Dilemma in Neonatal Obstructive Jaundice

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Author(s): Shalini Sinha | Yogesh Kumar Sarin

Journal: Journal of Neonatal Surgery
ISSN 2226-0439

Volume: 2;
Issue: 1;
Date: 2013;
Original page

Keywords: Extra hepatic biliary atresia | Choledochal cyst | Neonatal obstructive jaundice

ABSTRACT
The presentation of extra hepatic biliary-atresia (EHBA) as well as choledochal cyst (CDC) in the neonate may be similar. Since the surgical management and prognosis are entirely different, it is important to differentiate between the two entities. We present a case with co-existing EHBA and CDC which led to a diagnostic dilemma.
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