Inadvertent ligation of the main pancreatic duct: an extreme
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Choledochal cyst is defined as a congenital dilatation of the intrahepatic or extrahepatic biliary tree.If left untreated, they can cause morbidity and mortality from recurrent cholangitis, pancreatitis, sepsis, liver abscess and cholangiocarcinoma. Currently, the accepted treatment is complete cyst excision and hepatic enterostomy. Early complications of cyst excision include anastomotic leak, bowel obstruction due to kinking or adhesions, acute pancreatitis, and pancreatic leak with injury to the pancreatic duct. A most common late complication is biliary-enteric anastomotic stricture. Though there are adequate data regarding the postoperative biliary complications, very few studies had addressed pancreatic injury after choledochal cyst excision. Herein, we report a case of inadvertent ligation of the main pancreatic duct during dissection of the intrapancreatic portion of the choledochal cyst...

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