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Chylous cysts of the mesentery

Author(s): Ansari H | Mehdi G | Alam K | Maheshwari V | Chana R | Haq M

Journal: Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
ISSN 0971-9261

Volume: 12;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 99;
Date: 2007;
Original page

Keywords: Childhood chylous mesenteric cyst | small bowel

Mesenteric cysts are uncommon lesions with a variable clinical presentation. A provisional diagnosis is possible on clinical and radiological grounds, while confirmation is subject to histopathological examination. We present two cases of mesenteric cysts, both occurring in children. Following clinical examination and histopathological analysis, both were diagnosed as cases of chylous mesenteric cysts.
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