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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 58-60

Orthotopic liver transplantation in an adult with Caroli syndrome: Case report

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Smt. GR Doshi and Smt. KM Mehta Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Centre and Dr. HL Trivedi Institute of Transplantation Sciences, Civil Hospital Campus, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Pranjal R Modi
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Liver Transplantation, IKDRC-ITS, Civil Hospital Campus, Asarwa, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, 380016
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.168720

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When Caroli disease (CD), defined as a congenital dilation and ectasia of the segmental intrahepatic bile ducts with or without cystic dilatation of the extrahepatic biliary tree, is associated with congenital hepatic fibrosis, it is termed Caroli syndrome (CS). We describe the case of a 38-year-old woman with CS, having diffuse involvement of the liver, who was successfully treated with orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT).

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