What are type III choledochal cysts?

Updated: Jul 01, 2020
  • Author: Emily Tommolino, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Type III choledochal cysts (see image below) arise from the intraduodenal portion of the common bile duct and are described alternately by the term choledochocele.

Type III choledochal cyst (choledochocele). Type III choledochal cyst (choledochocele).

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