Splenic epidermoid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Muneesh Sharma


Vague upper abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

Lobulated splenic lesion with rim calcification and internal round calcifications.

Case Discussion

Epidermoid cysts of the spleen are rare comprising <10% of benign, nonparasitic splenic cysts.

The patients usually have vague, non-specific symptoms possibly related to the size of the mass

This was an incidental finding found on contrast enhanced  CT virtual colonoscopy performed for abdominal pain.

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Case information

rID: 14062
Published: 20th Jun 2011
Last edited: 16th Dec 2015
Tag: spleen
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