DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20174608

Giant haemorrhagic retroperitoneal mesothelial cyst: a rare case report

Sandesh Deolekar, Bibekananda Mahapatra, Sridevi Murali, Karna Chheda, Naseem Khan, Sheena Ali Khan

Abstract


A peritoneal cystic mesothelioma is a very rare mesenteric cyst of mesothelial origin. The size of this lesion usually ranges between a few centimetres and 10 cm. It is usually asymptomatic, but occasionally presents with various, non-specific symptoms. We present a 24-years-old woman with vague abdominal discomfort and associated distension for 6 months, with generalized weakness with no significant past medical history. This is an unusual case of a giant peritoneal mesothelioma which is hemorrhagic nature which could be the first such case reported. 


Keywords


Haemorrhagic, Mesothelial cyst, Retro peritoneum

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