Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports (ASCR)

Case Report Volume 1 Issue 3

Non-Specific Perforated Mesenteric Cyst in a Patient with Ulcerative Colitis - A Diagnostic Challenge in the Emergency Setting

Sorin Cimpean*, Marechal Marie Therese, Luca Pau, Arianna Grilli, Ilam Moussa and Guy Bernard Cadiere

Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium

*Corresponding Author:Sorin Cimpean, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium.

Received: March 11, 2020; Published: March 20, 2020



  Mesenteric cysts are lesion with low malignancy risk and have an incidence that is less than 1 in 100,000 patients. We present a clinical case of a patient with intense abdominal pain who presents a perforated mesenteric non-specific cyst that was resected with the adjacent small bowel. Mesenteric cysts are usually asymptomatic but the symptomatology can include abdominal swelling with or without pain, early satiety, vomiting, diarrhoea, dyspepsia, and constipation. Perforation is described as a possible complication and surgery with complete excision of the cyst is the treatment of choice.

Keywords: Mesenteric Cysts; Swelling; Abdominal Pain



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Citation: Sorin Cimpean., et al. “Non-Specific Perforated Mesenteric Cyst in a Patient with Ulcerative Colitis - a Diagnostic Challenge in the Emergency Setting”. Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 1.3 (2020): 11-13.


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