Non Parasitic Splenic Cyst: A Case Report

  • Arif Hussain Sarmast Department of Surgery, SKIMS, India.
  • Hakim Irfan Showkat Mail Department of Internal Medicine, SKIMS, India.
  • Fazl Q Parray Department of Surgery, SKIMS, India.
  • Rubina Lone Department of Microbiology, SKIMS, India.
Cyst, Epithelial, Spleen, Squamous


Primary splenic cyst is a rare entity and majority of the cases are classified as epithelial cysts. They are uncommon, comprising only about 10% of benign non-parasitic cysts. Most of the cysts are asymptomatic, and they are incidental findings during abdominal ultrasonography. We report a case of 20 years old male who presented with 1 year history of mild abdominal pain and left upper quadrant fullness. Ultrasound and computed tomography (CT) both were suggestive of splenic cyst. Serological tests were negative for parasitic infection. Splenectomy was done. Histopathological findings are consistent with splenic epithelial cyst.


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How to Cite
Sarmast AH, Showkat HI, Parray FQ, Lone R. Non Parasitic Splenic Cyst: A Case Report. Acta Med Iran. 50(12):849-851.