Colonic duplication cyst is an uncommon cause of intussusception in adults. We report a case of caecal duplication cyst in a 24-year-old adult with a 3-year history of recurrent abdominal pain mainly in the periumbilical region. CT and MRI of the abdomen showed a lesion suggesting an caecal duplication cyst within an intussuception. The patient underwent diagnostic laparoscopy and was found to have a caecal duplication cyst acting as a lead point for the intusseception for which laparoscopic-assisted resection was performed. The histological examination confirmed the presence of intestinal duplication cyst without any underlying malignancy.
- cecal Duplication Cyst
- colonic duplication cyst
- duplication cyst
- intestinal obstruction
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Contributors MAA-S: main contributor and the person who managed the case and did all the revision. SBR: the one who read the patient images, contribute to the diagnosis and who wrote the radiology part. ANMA: involved in the management of the patient and writing the history and physical examination. ISAT: did the literature review and wrote the discussion.
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