Feasibility of laparoscopic resection of mesenteric cysts: two case reports.

@article{Memmo2013FeasibilityOL,
  title={Feasibility of laparoscopic resection of mesenteric cysts: two case reports.},
  author={Luca Memmo and Asmae Belhaj and Abdelilah Mehdi},
  journal={Acta chirurgica Belgica},
  year={2013},
  volume={113 1},
  pages={43-6}
}
INTRODUCTION Mesenteric cysts (MC) are rare intra-abdominal tumors. The incidence has been estimated to be 1/100000 in the adult population and 1/20000 in children, with a male: female ratio of 1:1. The first successful laparoscopic resection of a MC was reported by MACKENZIE et al. in 1993. The malignant transformation appears in 3% of cases. In our study, we presented the feasibility and results of laparoscopic resection. CASE REPORTS We report two cases of mesenteric cysts removed by a… CONTINUE READING