GIANT DOUBLE ILEAL DUPLICATION CYST-A CASE REPORT

Dumitru Ia, Popoiu Mc, Cerbu Simona, Iacob Er, Heredea Rodica, Boia Es
JURNALUL PEDIATRULUI-Year XX   unpublished
Alimentary tract duplication cysts are malformations that occur during the embryologic development of the organs that form the digestive system. These malformations can appear at any level of the alimentary tract. The incidence at which these malformations occur is estimated at 1 every 4500 newborns. We present a case of a newborn suffering from intestinal duplication, with two ileal duplication cysts, a giant tubular shaped one and a spherical one. Although the vast majority of intestinal
more » ... of intestinal duplications develop in the small intestine, they are solitary and small. Multiple intestinal duplications in the same patient are a rarity, as well as the giant ones.
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