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Traumatic perforation of a juxtapancreatic enteric duplication cyst: a paediatric emergency
  1. Sachit Anand1,
  2. Vishesh Jain1,
  3. Devasenathipathy Kandasamy2 and
  4. Sandeep Agarwala1
  1. 1 Department of Paediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  2. 2 Department of Radiodiagnosis, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Vishesh Jain, dr.vishesh79{at}


This report outlines a rare case of juxtapancreatic duplication cyst in a 5-month-old infant who presented with peritonitis, secondary to traumatic perforation of the cyst. We aim to highlight the role of selective mucosectomy in these cases.

  • pancreas and biliary tract
  • paediatric surgery
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  • Contributors All authors were involved in the management of the patient. SA and VJ were involved in drafting the manuscript, VJ and DK were involved with literature search, SA did the critical review of the manuscript. All authors have read and approved the manuscript. VJ, SA and DK revised the manuscript in March 2019.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Parental/guardian consent obtained.

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