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Adult hepatic fibropolycystic disease presenting as obstructive jaundice.
  1. A J Williams,
  2. S R Wild,
  3. K R Palmer
  1. Department of Gastroenterology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh.


    Obstructive jaundice caused by compression of the common hepatic duct by a simple hepatic cyst in a 31 year old Europid man is reported. The jaundice and duct compression resolved after percutaneous aspiration of the cyst under ultrasound direction and the patient has been well for 12 months.

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