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Cases J. 2009 Jul 10;2:8474. doi: 10.4076/1757-1626-2-8474.

Splenic cysts, many questions are yet to be answered: a case report.

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Department of General Surgery, El Sahel Educational Hospital Cairo Egypt.


We present two patients with splenic cysts. The first is a female 29-years-old who presented with upper abdominal discomfort of one-year duration. Imaging revealed a huge splenic cyst. Splenectomy was undertaken. Pathological examination revealed a lymphatic cyst. The second was an 18-years-old female who presented to the emergency department with a ruptured splenic cyst. Splenectomy was undertaken, it proved to be a simple cyst.

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