Fetal omental cyst

Last revised by Yuranga Weerakkody on 11 Feb 2019

A fetal omental cyst is a type of fetal enteric cyst


The most common type of omental cyst is considered a lymphangioma 2.

Radiographic features

Antenatal ultrasound

May be seen in an intra-abdominal cyst without any associated color flow. Omental cysts tend to be typically found in the upper abdomen, closer to the anterior abdominal wall, and tend to be larger in size compared to mesenteric cysts 1.

See also

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