Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 41, Issue 3, pp 627–629 | Cite as

An unusual presentation of intestinal duplication with a literature review

  • Mark I. Otter
  • Christopher G. Marks
  • Martin G. Cook
Case Report

Key words

intestinal duplication presentations complications review 


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Mackenzie DJ, Shapiro SJ, Gordon LA, Ress R: Laparoscopic excision of a mesenteric cyst. J. Laparoendosc Surg 3(3):295–299, 1993Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Duffy G, Enriquez AA, Watson WC: Duplication of the ileum with heterotopic gastric mucosa pseudomyxoma peritonei and nonrotation of the midgut. Gastroenterology 67:341–346, 1974Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Gross RE, Holcomb GW, Farber S: Duplications of the alimentary tract. Pediatrics 9:449–468, 1952Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Forshall I: Duplication of the intestinal tract. Postgrad Med 37:570–589, 1961Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Anderson MC, Silberman WW, Shields TW: Duplications of the alimentary tract in the adult. Arch Surg 85:94–108, 1962Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Novell R, Stansby G, Dick R: Case of the month: Executive distress. Br J Radiol 64(757):67–68, 1991Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Orr MM, Edwards AJ: Neoplastic change in duplications of the alimentary tract. Br J Surg 62:269–274, 1975Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Ladd WE, Gross RE: Surgical treatment of duplications of the alimentary tract, enterogenous cysts, enteric cysts, or ileum duplex. Surg Gynecol Obstet 70:295–307, 1940Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Saw E, Ramachandra S: Laparoscopic resection of a giant mesenteric cyst. Surg Laparasc Endosc 4(1):59–61, 1994Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Nolan JJ, Lee JG: Duplications of the alimentary tract in adults with a report of 3 cases. Ann Surg 137:342–348, 1953Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Chou Y, Tiu C, Lui W, Chang T: Mesenteric and omental cysts: An ultrasonographic and clinical study of 15 patients. Gastrointest Radiol 16(4):311–314, 1991Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Barr LL, Hayden CK, Stansbury SD, Swischuk LE: Enteric duplication cysts in children; Are their ultrasonographic wall characteristics diagnostic? Pediatr Radiol 20:326–328, 1990Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Guirao X, Maristany MT, Tous F, Asain JR, Sitges-Serra A: A giant abdominal bubble. Eur J Radiol 10(1):42–43, 1990Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Smith JHF, Hope PG: Carcinoid tumor arising in a cystic duplication of the small bowel. Arch Pathol Lab Med 109:95–96, 1985Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark I. Otter
    • 1
  • Christopher G. Marks
    • 1
  • Martin G. Cook
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Department of Histopathology and Department of SurgeryRoyal Surrey County HospitalGuildfordUK

Personalised recommendations