Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders (ASGIS)(ISSN: 2582-1091)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 8

Lesser Omental Cyst in Adults: A Rare Intraabdominal Pathology and Literature Review

Mahim Koshariya*, Vankadoth Vamshi Nayak, Rahul Rao Rathod, Sourabh Mishra, Bhoomika Agarwal and Shivangi Pandey

Department of General Surgery, Gandhi Medical College and Hamidia Hospital, Bhopal, India

*Corresponding Author: Mahim Koshariya, Department of General Surgery, Gandhi Medical College and Hamidia Hospital, Bhopal, India.

Received: June 27, 2022; Published:



A lesser omental cyst is a rare entity that commonly presents as an abdominal lump. Its incidence is more in the pediatric age group than in adults. In adults, females are affected more than males. Ultrasonography abdomen and CT scans are mainly the tools for pre-operative diagnosis of omental cysts. Complete excision is the treatment of choice for omental cysts. Recurrence and malignant transformation are rare complications. We report a 45-year-old lady who presented with abdominal lump. CECT whole abdomen was done pre-operatively. The patient underwent exploratory laparotomy and an omental cyst was diagnosed intra-operatively. Complete excision was done and post-operative histopathology confirmed the diagnosis.


Keyword: Omental Cyst; Lesser Omental Cyst; Intraabdominal Cyst; Enucleation; Excision



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Citation: Mahim Koshariya., et al. “Lesser Omental Cyst in Adults: A Rare Intraabdominal Pathology and Literature Review". Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 5.8 (2022): .


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