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Mesenteric cyst

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Epigastric pain with abnormal abdominal ultrasound

Patient Data

Age: 8 years
Gender: Male

There is a large well-defined unilocular subhepatic intraperitoneal cystic mass of hypodense fluid content with thin and regular wall, apparently separated from the liver, displacing the adjacent bowel loops.


Case Discussion

CT features suggestive of a mesenteric cyst

Hydatid cyst and enteric duplication cyst should be considered in the differential diagnosis


Additional contributor: C Boukaaba, MD Aurès Medical imaging center, Batna, Algeria  

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Case information

rID: 65348
Published: 5th Jan 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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