Fetal omental cyst
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A fetal omental cyst is a type of fetal enteric cyst.
The most common type of omental cyst is considered a lymphangioma 2.
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.
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