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Mesenteric cyst

Case contributed by David Clemo Steel
Diagnosis almost certain


Incidental finding

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

CT abdomen with contrast


Mesenteric cyst in the left hemiabdomen, with fine walls and water density (see ROI).

Case Discussion

Mesenteric cyst is a rare lesion that can occur anywhere in the mesentery. It can present with abdominal pain or asymptomatic. It includes lymphangioma, enteric duplication cyst, enteric cyst, nonpancreatic pseudocyst and mesothelial cyst.

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