Turkish Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Sinan Kılıç, Süleyman Tutar, Muhammet Fatih Şanlı

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Yüzyıl Gebze Hospital, Gebze, Kocaeli

Keywords: Duplication cyst, gastrointestinal, newborn, sepsis, simple cyst, stomach.


Gastrointestinal duplication cysts are uncommon congenital anomaly that may occur anywhere throughout the gastrointestinal system from the mouth to the anus. While cysts occur usually in the small bowel, the stomach ranks third after the small intestine and esophagus. As these cysts may be complicated by infection and other complications such as bleeding or obstruction, they should be treated with complete excision before the symptoms start. Although duplication cysts more often cause symptoms related to signs of obstruction, they may also present with clinical sepsis. In this article, we present a newborn case with a large duplication cyst adjacent to the ileum and the greater curvature of the stomach and a second simple cyst under the liver.

Citation: Kılıç S, Tutar S, Şanlı MF. Multiple isolated enteric duplication cysts in newborn: An unusual cause of sepsis. Turkish J Ped Surg 2023;37(3):111-114. doi: 10.62114/ JTAPS.2023.69582.

Author Contributions

Conception, Literature review, conceived and designed the analysis, collected the data, Wrote the paper: S.K.; Collected the data, Critical review: S.T., M.F.Ş.

Conflict of Interest

The authors declared no conflicts of interest with respect to the authorship and/or publication of this article.

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The authors received no financial support for the research and/or authorship of this article.