Laparoscopic management of diaphragmatic mesothelial cysts in children


Kaya M., Ozcakir E., Yalcinkaya U.

EUROPEAN SURGERY-ACTA CHIRURGICA AUSTRIACA, vol.47, no.6, pp.353-357, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10353-015-0338-4
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN SURGERY-ACTA CHIRURGICA AUSTRIACA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.353-357

Abstract

Background Diaphragmatic mesothelial cysts (DMC) are rare congenital lesions arising from coelomic remnants. The DMC may need surgical excision if they become symptomatic. The aim of this study was to present three pediatric DMC cases that successfully managed laparoscopically.