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Spleen-preserving surgery in treatment of large mesothelial splenic cyst in children. - A case report and review of the literature (Abstract)

Z. Zvizdic, S. Dizdarevic, K. Karavdic, A. Jakić

Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Clinical Centre Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina



Splenic cysts are rarely found in clinical practice, occurring in only 0.5%-2.0% of the population. We hereby present a case of incidental finding of a large splenic mesothelial cyst and its surgical treatment with preservation of the remaining splenic parenchyma.

Key words: mesothelial splenic cysts, surgery, spleen preservation


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