SPLENIC CYSTS- A REVIEW

Dr. R. G. Naniwadekar, Dr. D. B. Patil

Abstract


Even as primary pathologies of spleen are unusual, cysts arising from spleen are very rare. On presentation of a patient
with left hypochondriac mass and possibility of primary splenic cyst as a diagnosis, we took a systematic review of cystic
lesions of spleen, pathogenesis, diagnosis and basis of their management, in regard to use of imaging studies and surgical approaches to the cyst
either as total or partial splenectomy.


Keywords


Splenic cyst, Epithelial cyst, Splenectomy, Computed tomography

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