What are type II choledochal cysts?

Updated: Jul 01, 2020
  • Author: Emily Tommolino, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Type II choledochal cysts (see image below) appear as an isolated true diverticulum protruding from the wall of the common bile duct. The cyst may be joined to the common bile duct by a narrow stalk.

Type II choledochal cyst. Type II choledochal cyst.

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