Meconium pseudocyst

Case contributed by Lee-Anne Slater


Palpable left upper quadrant mass. Past history of cystic fibrosis and meconium peritonitis.

Patient Data

Age: 5 months
Gender: Female
  • Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

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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