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gastric foregut duplication cyst

Saturday 7 July 2007

Foregut duplication cyst of the stomach is an rare disease entity.

Synopsis

- abdominal cystic mass
- cyst unilocular
- grey-white, rubbery wall
- cyst wall lined by pseudostratified ciliated, columnar epithelium and gastric mucosa with a complete lining of smooth muscle bundles.

Differential diagnosis

- pancreatic pseudocyst (#17499033#)

See also

- gastric cysts
- embryonic foregut
- foregut duplication cysts
- malformative cysts
- Cysts

References

- Theodosopoulos T, Marinis A, Karapanos K, Vassilikostas G, Dafnios N, Samanides L, Carvounis E. Foregut duplication cysts of the stomach with respiratory epithelium. World J Gastroenterol. 2007 Feb 28;13(8):1279-81. PMID: #17451215#

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