publication . Article . 2013

Intestinal Duplication Cyst Mimicking as Mesenteric Cyst with Asso- ciated Ileal Atresia Type III A

Surekha Arakeri; Anilkumar Sirasagi;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2013 Journal: Journal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University, volume 2, issue 2, pages 131-133 (issn: 2231-4261, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University
Intestinal duplication cysts (IDC) are uncom-mon congenital malformations that couldpresent diagnostic and therapeutic challenge.They may be often mistaken as mesentericcysts, omental cyst, cystic lymphangioma etc.However, IDC are differentiated from otherintra-abdominal cystic lesions by presence ofgastrointestinal mucosal lining and smoothmuscles in their wall. We report a case of IDCmimicking as mesenteric cyst associated withatresia of ileum in a neonate presented withacute surgical emergency.
Medical Subject Headings: body regionsskin and connective tissue diseases
free text keywords: Intestinal duplication cysts (IDC), mesenteric cyst, ileal atresia., lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Medicine (General), lcsh:R5-920

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