A Report of a Primary Splenic Cyst
Abstract:
Objective
Splenic cyst is not a common disease. Robbins reported 32 primary splenic cysts from 42327 autopsies examined during 25 years. Splenic cysts are divided into two groups: parasitic and non-parasitic cysts. Splenic cysts are clinically divided to primary and secondary cyst. Ten % of and are primary or true splenic cysts. Because these cysts have non-specific symptoms like vague abdominal pain, abdominal distension and dyspnea, they may become huge by the time of diagnosis. Proliferation of epithelial cell and increased secretion of this cyst layer may be the cause of the growth. The traditional treatment is splenectomy.Subjects and
Methods
In this case report, a 17-year male old patient with signs of weakness, abdominal distension, and mild dyspnea, which had begun 8 months ago, is presented. On Sonography we found a huge 217x 166 x 301 mm cyst in his spleen.
Results
Laparatomy revealed splenic cyst 30x 20x20cm with the same the same pathology.
Conclusion
After splenectomy patient was completely cured and left the hospital with a good general condition.
Language:
Persian
Published:
Jundishapur Scientific Medical Journal, Volume:5 Issue:2, 2006
Page:
546
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