Meconium pseudocyst

Case contributed by Dr Lee-Anne Slater


Palpable left upper quadrant mass. There was a past history of cystic fibrosis and meconium peritonitis.

Patient Data

Age: 5 months
Gender: Female

Barium study demonstrates a low density structure with rim calcification in the left upper quadrant.


Ultrasound shows this structure to be cystic with calcification of the wall and also shows evidence of echogenic bowel loops.

Case Discussion

These findings are in keeping with the history of cystic fibrosis and meconium peritonitis.

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Case information

rID: 11136
Published: 19th Oct 2010
Last edited: 26th Sep 2015
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