The role of peribiliary cysts in biliary obstruction

Tony Pang, Samuel Kuo, Thomas J. Hugh, Trent Davidson, Robert P. Eckstein, Cameron Bell, Jaswinder S. Samra*

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Peribiliary cysts are cystic dilatations of the extramural glands of the intrahepatic biliary tree. This disorder is uncommon and is usually asymptomatic. However, it may cause extrinsic biliary compression and consequently, obstructive jaundice. This paper describes 2 such cases presenting with jaundice. The etiology, natural history, investigation findings and treatment of this disorder are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)699-702
Number of pages4
JournalANZ Journal of Surgery
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Biliary obstruction
  • MRCP
  • Obstructive jaundice
  • Peribiliary cyst

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