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Case report
Type VI choledochal cyst with gall bladder carcinoma
  1. Venkata Vishwanath Reddych,
  2. Ashok Kumar,
  3. Manas Aggarwal and
  4. Kailash Chand Kurdia
  1. Surgical Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Venkata Vishwanath Reddych; vishwan505{at}


An isolated dilatation of the cystic duct (type VI choledochal cyst (CDC)) is extremely rare with only 21 cases reported in the world literature until now. There is only one case of in situ gall bladder cancer (GBC) reported in association with type VI CDC in the literature. Here we are reporting a case of type VI CDC with papillary GBC.

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  • Contributors VVR, AK, MA and KCK performed study conception and design, acquisition of data, analysis and interpretation of data and also drafted the manuscript and performed critical revision.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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