ISSN: 2149-2247 | E-ISSN: 2149-2549
Erciyes Medical Journal Gastric Duplication Cyst in an Infant Presenting with Melena [Erciyes Med J]
Erciyes Med J. 2020; 42(3): 336-338 | DOI: 10.14744/etd.2020.43402

Gastric Duplication Cyst in an Infant Presenting with Melena

Derya Altay1, Süreyya Burcu Görkem2, Kemal Deniz3, Keramettin Uğur Özkan4, Duran Arslan1
1Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
2Department of Pediatric Radiology, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
3Department of Pathology, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
4Department of Pediatric Surgery, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey

Background: Gastrointestinal duplication cysts are rare congenital anomalies that are most often localized in the ileum. The condition is usually diagnosed within the first year of life.
Case Report: Here, we report an infantile case presented with severe anemia and melena accompanied by a gastric duplication cyst.
Conclusion: Duplication cysts should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of melena.

Keywords: Duplication cyst, gastric, infant, melena

Derya Altay, Süreyya Burcu Görkem, Kemal Deniz, Keramettin Uğur Özkan, Duran Arslan. Gastric Duplication Cyst in an Infant Presenting with Melena. Erciyes Med J. 2020; 42(3): 336-338

Corresponding Author: Derya Altay, Türkiye
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