Enteric duplication cysts, sometimes simply called duplication cysts, are rare congenital malformations of the gastrointestinal tract. They most frequently occur in. Gastrointestinal tract duplication cysts are rare congenital gastrointestinal malformation in young patients and adults. They consist of foregut duplication cysts. multiple opacities with a calcium density in midabdomen INTESTINAL DUPLICATION Includes: Duplication intestinale Intestinale Duplikation DuplicaciĆ³n.

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Duplication cysts: Diagnosis, management, and the role of endoscopic ultrasound

Clinically, they present with abdominal pain and melena. Open in a separate window. The question of whether or not to perform EUS-fine needle aspiration EUS-FNA on a lesion suspected of being a duplication cyst is controversial as these lesions can become infected with significant consequences, although EUS-FNA is often required to obtain a definitive diagnosis and to rule out more ominous lesions.

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J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. The cystic duplication is the cause of her acute abdominal pain and intestinal obstruction, prompting the need for urgent surgery.


Ultrasound evaluation of the enteric duplication cyst: the gut signature

Her symptoms had resolved following surgical resection. Despite these potential pitfalls, the presence of a bi-layered parietal cystic appearance is highly suggestive of intestinal duplication.

If gastric mucosa is present within the cyst, it may secrete enzymes, leading to inflammation and presentation with pain.

Enteric duplication cystssometimes simply called duplication cystsare rare congenital malformations of the gastrointestinal tract. Ileocecal enteric duplication cyst: Omental and mesenteric cysts are usually asymptomatic unto themselves unless there is an associated obstruction or torsion of the bowel [ 6 ].

Some authors such as Seijo et duplicatio. Diagnosis of foregut duplication cysts by endoscopic ultrasonography. Regarding the treatment, some authors recommend routine resection of asymptomatic colonic duplication cysts due to the potential for perforation, bleeding, obstruction, and malignant degeneration.

US plays a critical role in the evaluation of duplication cysts [ 1 ]. Foregut duplication of the stomach diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound guided fine-needle aspiration cytology: Endoscopic view of an extrinsically compressing cystic lesion adjacent to the rectum in a year-old female. Report of a case and review of the literature.

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This has been dupliation as an argument for resection of ileal duplication cysts. They contain a clear mucoid substance that is secreted from the mucosa itself, sometimes hemorrhagic due to ectopic gastric mucosal ulceration [ 3 ]. A case of esophageal duplication cyst with a year follow-up period. Pyloric stenosis Hiatus hernia.


An infected esophageal duplication cyst in a patient with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma mimicking persistent disease.

The origin of gastric duplication cysts remains uncertain. Jejunal duplication cyst consists of submosa, muscularis propria, and are lined with jejunal mucus glands. Description of the case A month-old, Caucasian, female infant was admitted to the Pediatric Emergency Department with palpable swelling of the abdomen in the right paramedian side and a clinical picture of abdominal pain and bowel obstruction.

Once the diagnosis of duplication cyst is established, treatment can vary depending on the presence of intestunale. Foregut cysts of the mediastinum.

Fine needle aspiration biopsy of gastric duplication cysts with endoscopic ultrasound guidance. She was referred to the Emergency Radiology Department for an ultrasound of the abdomen. Results in 20 consecutive surgically treated cases.

At CT, a gastrointestinal duplication cyst manifests as a fluid-filled cystic mass with a thick, slightly enhancing wall that either arises from or is extrinsic to the gastrointestinal wall [ 1 ].