Small intestine & ampulla

Congenital anomalies

Enterogenous cysts



Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Minor changes: 18 November 2020

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PubMed Search: Enterogenous cysts small bowel

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Enterogenous cysts. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/smallbowelenterogenous.html. Accessed December 6th, 2021.
Definition / general
  • Found in wall of small bowel, mesentery, posterior mediastinum or rectorectal space
  • May be associated with vertebral body abnormalities
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Lined by respiratory, small intestinal or gastric epithelium
  • Wall composed of irregularly oriented smooth muscle
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