A Case of Completely Isolated Enteric Duplication Cyst Mimicking an Ovarian Cyst

International Journal of Research in Health Sciences ,2014,2,2,703-705.
Published:April 2014
Type: Case Report
Author(s) affiliations:

Radhika Krishna O.H1, P. Srinivas Reddy2, K. Geetha1, V. Nagesh kumar1

1Department of Pathology, Niloufer Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, INDIA.

2Department of Pediatric surgery, Niloufer Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, INDIA.


Duplication cysts are rare gastrointestinal congenital abnormalities of the GIT. Completely isolated duplication cysts are extremely rare. Herein we report a case of non-communicating isolated duplication cyst which was clinically, radiologically and at surgery (peroperatively) mimicking ovarian cyst. A one day old female child presented with abdominal distension and a palpable abdominal mass. USG of the abdomen suggested a differential diagnosis of duplication cyst, mesenteric cyst or ovarian cyst. At surgery cyst was seen adherent to the right ovary. Histopathological examination revealed non communicating duplication cyst.

Intraoperaive findings showing cyst