Volume 56, Issue 4 (1 1998)                   Tehran Univ Med J 1998, 56(4): 75-77 | Back to browse issues page

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Seddighy A, Meamarzadeh M, Bazrafshan A. Congenital pancreatic cysts. Tehran Univ Med J. 1998; 56 (4) :75-77
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Congenital cyst of the pancreas is an uncommon problem in the pediatric patient. The common symptoms at the time of diagnosis have been abdominal mass and pain or fullness, nausea and vomiting. Despite of various paraclinic methods for diagnosis, ultrasound is now recognized as the most effective and best noninvasive method for diagnosis of pancreatic cyts. Surgical intervention is the best mode of therapy. Upper abdominal cystic mass are seen in the fetus and newborn infants. In Amirkabir Hospital, during 12 years from 1981 to 1993, 8 pancreatic cysts have been operated on and only in this case it was congenital.
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