Yonsei Med J.  2004 Apr;45(2):356-358.

Intestinal Obstruction Due to a Mesenteric Cyst

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Surgery, Suleyman Demirel University, School of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey. ibarut@med.sdu.edu.tr
  • 2Department of Pathology, Suleyman Demirel University, School of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey.

Abstract

Mesenteric cysts are rarely thought of, may be difficult to diagnose, and are usually asymptomatic except when complicated. Intestinal obstruction is a rarely reported complication of these cysts. A case of mesenteric cyst that was causing obstruction of the large bowel is presented, along with a review of the literature.

Keyword

Mesenteric cyst; intestinal obstruction

MeSH Terms

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Human
Intestinal Obstruction/*etiology/pathology
Male
Mesenteric Cyst/*complications/pathology
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