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  • 2014-06-12

Laparoscopic resection of retrocholedochal cystic lymphangioma

Epublication WebSurg.com, Jun 2014;14(06). URL:
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We report the case of a 55-year old female patient in which a laparoscopic resection of a retrocholedochal cystic lymphangioma is performed. Decision is made to perform a laparoscopic approach using 4 ports placed in the right hypochondrium. The procedure is begun with a duodenopancreatic detachment. The lesion was mobilized carefully in order not to open it. Pathological findings confirm the presence of a cystic lymphangioma without any malignancy. No drainage is used and the patient is discharged on postoperative day 3.