Pediatric abdominal chylolymphatic cysts-sneaky abdominal masqueraders
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Christian Medical College, Tamil Nadu, India
Chylolymphatic mesenteric cyst of the abdomen is a rare differential for cystic tumors, more so in the pediatric age group and has varied clinical pres- entations.There have been very few cases reported worldwide. To the best of our knowledge, a multicystic chylolymphatic cyst of the abdomen as demonstrated below is the first reported occurrence worldwide in the paediatric age group.
Keywords: Mesenteric cyst, chylous cyst, atypical presentation, abdominal cysts
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