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Neonatal lingual gastric duplication cyst: A rare case report

Author(s): Satish Kumar K | Joshi Manoj | Vishwanath Naveen | Akhtar Tanveer | Oak Sanjay

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

Volume: 11;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 97;
Date: 2006;
Original page

Keywords: Lingual gastric duplication | enterocystoma | gastric heterotropia | foregut duplication cyst | lingual choristoma

Enteric duplication cysts occurring in tongue is rare. They present with feeding difficulty and rarely with respiratory distress. A one day old male baby presented with swelling in the oral cavity, interfering with feeding and inability to close the mouth. Under general anesthesia, subtotal excision was done and histopathology was gastric duplication cyst of fundic variety.
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