Gastric duplication cyst


A newborn with onset of nonbilious vomiting and a palpable mass

Patient Data

Age: Newborn
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Abdominal plain radiography shows a large soft tissue circumferential mass displacing the bowel loops.

Modality: Ultrasound

Ultrasound reveals a cystic mass with the double wall sign (inner echogenic layer and an outer hypoechoic layer)

Modality: MRI

MRI T2-weighted sequence demonstrates a cystic mass with close contact with the gastric pylorus

Modality: Photo

Photomicrograph shows histopathologic features that are characteristics of a gastrointestinal duplication: an inner smooth muscle layer and an outer atrophic gastric mucosal lining.

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Case Information

rID: 19580
Case created: 26th Sep 2012
Last edited: 7th May 2017
Tags: stomach, cyst
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