Mesenteric cyst

Case contributed by Ian Bickle


Young male with abdominal swelling. Palpable mass in central abdomen.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Large thick walled cyst with dense wall calcification.

No solid component.

Non organ derived.


Case Discussion

Large intra-abdominal cyst, which is not organ derived and not related to bowel ( i.e. a duplication or enteric cyst).

Appearances in keeping with a mesenteric cyst - no solid components and thick wall calcification.

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