Caecal duplication cyst: rare case report with review of literature

Authors

  • Muthukumaran J. Department of Paediatric Surgery, Institute of Child Health, Madras Medical College, Dr. MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Udhayasankar V. Department of Paediatric Surgery, Institute of Child Health, Madras Medical College, Dr. MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20195154

Keywords:

Caecal duplication cyst, Alimentary tract, Congenital anomaly

Abstract

Duplication cysts of the alimentary tract are very rare congenital anomaly. Out of all these cases, two-thirds of them manifest before the age of 2 years. They are common in ileum, but very rare in cecum. We hereby report a case of 6 years female child presented in paediatric surgery department with abdominal pain, diagnosed as duplication cyst with intussusceptions.

References

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2019-10-24

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Case Reports