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Laparoscopic excision of subdiaphragmatic epidermoid cyst: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11381451     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Retroperitoneal epidermoid cysts are rare. The authors report a case of an 11-year-old boy with an asymptomatic subdiaphragmatic cyst, which was found incidentally during an investigation for hypertension. At laparoscopy, the cyst was densely adherent to the diaphragm, resulting in a pneumothorax during dissection. Nevertheless, the excision and the diaphragmatic repair could be completed laparoscopically without complication. Microscopic examination showed an epidermoid cyst. No similar case has been reported in the literature.
Authors:
A Hagr; J M Laberge; L T Nguyen; S Emil; C Bernard; Y Patenaude
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0022-3468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2001 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-05-30     Completed Date:  2001-08-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2001 by W.B. Saunders Company.
Affiliation:
Services of Pediatric General Surgery, Pathology, and Radiology, The Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Epidermal Cyst / pathology,  surgery*
Humans
Laparoscopy*
Male
Retroperitoneal Neoplasms / pathology,  surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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