Mesenteric cysts in children.

@article{Bliss1994MesentericCI,
  title={Mesenteric cysts in children.},
  author={Dr. James P. Bliss and Cheryl M. Coffin and Richard J. Bower and Paul T. Stockmann and Jessie L. Ternberg},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={115 5},
  pages={
          571-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Mesenteric cysts are uncommon benign abdominal masses. Approximately one third of patients with these lesions are children. METHODS We reviewed our clinical records for the past 14 years (corresponding to the period of time in which ultrasonography and computed tomography became reliable methods for imaging pediatric patients) and found 10 patients with mesenteric cysts. RESULTS We were surprised to discover that abdominal pain was a presenting complaint in all but one patient… CONTINUE READING
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