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Neonatal presentation of Caroli’s disease
  1. F Keanea,
  2. N Hadz̆ića,
  3. M L Wilkinsonb,
  4. S Qureshic,
  5. C Reidd,
  6. A J Bakera,
  7. G Mieli-Vergania
  1. aDepartment of Child Health, King’s College Hospital, London, bDepartment of Gastroenterology, Guy’s Hospital, London, cDepartment of Paediatric Nephrology, dDepartment of Paediatric Cardiology
  1. Dr Nedim Hadzic, Department of Child Health, King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RJ.


A neonatal presentation of Caroli’s disease with severe cardiac and progressive renal pathology is described. The availability of small paediatric endoscopes ensured early diagnosis. Despite aggressive medical management, the baby died with severe bleeding complications before potentially life saving multiple organ transplantation could take place.

  • Caroli’s disease
  • endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  • pulmonary artery stenosis

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