OJPed  Vol.3 No.4 , December 2013
Omental cysts in children: Rare causes of abdominal masses (a report of two cases)
ABSTRACT

Background: Omental cysts are the least common variety of intraabdominal cystic lesions encountered in children. They are often identified incidentally, although they may also cause acute abdominal pain. Case Report: We describe here two girls with omental cysts with very unusual clinical presentations. Conclusion: The majority of omental cysts are discovered incidentally. Overall results in pediatric patients are favourable. Optimal surgical management mandates complete excision.


Cite this paper
Bassiouny, I. and Abbas, T. (2013) Omental cysts in children: Rare causes of abdominal masses (a report of two cases). Open Journal of Pediatrics, 3, 418-421. doi: 10.4236/ojped.2013.34075.
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