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Journal of Gastrointestinal & Digestive System
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Case Report

Resolution of Hepatic Hydatid Cyst with Biliary Communication with ERCP

Sanjay Kumar Somani* and Amit Prakash Srivastava

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Sahara Hospital, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow, 226010, UP, India

*Corresponding Author:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Somani, MD, DM
Consultant Gastroenterologist 76
Chandganj Garden, Aliganj
Lucknow-226024, India
Tel: 91 979215 5555
Fax: 91 522 6782110
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: February 05, 2012; Accepted date: June 25, 2012; Published date: June 27, 2012

Citation: Somani SK, Srivastava AP (2012) Resolution of hepatic hydatid cyst with biliary communication with ERCP. J Gastroint Dig Syst 2:114. doi: 10.4172/2161-069X.1000114

Copyright: © 2012 Somani SK, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


Background: Hydatid cyst of the liver may be complicated by spontaneous rupture into the biliary tract with biliary obstruction.

Methods: ERCP of hydatid cyst liver with biliary communication was done and bile duct cleared and cyst was assessed for resolution.

Results: A 56 year lady who had jaundice, right upper abdomen pain and cholangitis was diagnosed to have hydatid cyst of liver with biliary obstruction and membranes in common bile duct. ERCP was performed and bile duct membranes were extracted and duct was cleared. Her jaundice, fever and abdominal pain resolved and the repeat CT scan abdomen also showed resolution of the liver hydatid cyst.

Conclusion: Hepatic hydatid cyst with biliary communication may drain off and resolve completely after ERCP clearance of bile duct.