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

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Surekha Arakeri ; Anilkumar Sirasagi (2013)
  • Publisher: Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University
  • Journal: Journal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University (issn: 2231-4261)
  • Subject: Intestinal duplication cysts (IDC) | mesenteric cyst | ileal atresia. | Medicine | R | Medicine (General) | R5-920

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.
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