Completely isolated enteric duplications cysts: a survey of four cases.

L. Maestri, E. Caponcelli, G. Fava, E. Leva, C. Vella, F. Marinoni, L. Pogliani, S. Zirpoli, G. V. Zuccotti, G. Riccipetitoni

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Enteric duplication cysts are uncommon congenital abnormalities with epithelial lining. They are cystic or tubular structures intimately attached to a portion of the gastrointestinal tract; they are usually located on the mesenteric site of the digestive tract sharing common blood supply. Isolated cystic duplications are an extremely rare variant with their own blood supply: in literature only five cases have been reported. We present our four cases series of this uncommon anomaly.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)211-214
Number of pages4
JournalPediatria Medica e Chirurgica
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery


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