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The Korean Journal of Pathology 1995;29(2): 241-243.
Biliary Cystadeoma of the Liver: Report of a congenital case.
Jai Hyang Go, Young Nyun Park, Woo Hee Jung, Chanil Park
Department of patholoey, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Biliary cystadenoma of the liver is a rare multilocular cystic neoplasm of biliary origin. it occurs most often in middle aged women and rarely in children. Histogenesis of this tumor is uncertain. It may be developmental in origin arising from aberrant hamartomatous bile ducts or ectopic rests of embryonic biliary cystadenoma of the liver discovered at 8 month of intrauterine fetal life. This case supports its congenital theory.
Key Words: Liver; Biliary cystadenoma; Children; Congenital; Mesenchymal hamartoma