A rare case presentation of combined enteric duplication cyst both tubular and cystic


  • Pavan Kamble Department of Surgery, MP Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
  • Darshi Shah Department of Surgery, MP Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
  • Dharmesh P. Vasavada Department of Surgery, MP Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India




Enteric duplication cyst, Combined cyst


Enteric duplication cyst are rare congenital malformations of children and can develop anywhere along the gastrointestinal (GI) tract being ileum the most frequent location, they don’t communicate with GI lumen. They are usually detected prenatally or in first years of life. The size, location, type, mucosal pattern produces varied clinical presentation and different imaging findings. Ultrasonography (USG) is the most commonly used imaging method for diagnosis. A 4-year-old boy was admitted in our hospital for recurrent on and off abdominal pain, on getting USG he has diagnosed has having tubular enteric duplication cyst on both USG and computed tomography (CT) scan. Surgery performed and resection and anastomosis done. Macroscopic and histologic findings confirmed the diagnosis of enteric duplication cyst arising from ileum. Although intestinal duplications are considered to be benign lesions, they may result in significant morbidity and mortality if left untreated.


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