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  • Impact Factor: 1.809**
  • H-Index: 6
  • ISSN: 2474-1655
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655
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  •  Psychiatry and Mental Health
  •  Hepatology
  •  Endocrinology
  •  Tuberculosis
  •  Diabetology
  •  Lung Cancer
  •  Transplantation Medicine
  •  Ophthalmology

Abstract

Citation: Ann Clin Case Rep. 2017;2(1):1393.DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655.1393

Splenic Dermoid Cyst in a 12 Year Old Boy

Nazmus Sakib Ferdous, Abdul Hanif, Shahnoor Islam, Gaglul Gaffar Khan and Ashraf-Ul-Huq

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, Bangladesh

*Correspondance to: Nazmus Sakib Ferdous 

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Abstract:

A rare splenic dermoid cyst in a 12-year-old boy is reported here in. The patient was referred to us with the chief complaint of left upper abdominal swelling for a week which was non tender. The lesion was demonstrated by ultrasonography and computed tomography to be a cystic lesion containing serous fluid. A splenectomy was performed. Histopathological findings demonstrated the cyst to be a dermoid cyst of the spleen. To avoid the risk of infection following splenectomy, polyvalent pneumococcus and meningococcus and hemophilus influengae vaccine was administered. The patient recovered uneventfully.

Keywords:

Dermoid cyst of spleen; USG; CT scan

Cite the Article:

Ferdous NS, Hanif A, Islam S, Khan GG, Ashraf-Ul-Huq. Splenic Dermoid Cyst in a 12 Year Old Boy. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2017; 2: 1393.

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