Gaceta Médica Boliviana
versión impresa ISSN 1012-2966
CABALLERO AREVALO, Ana María; RIOS GARCIA, Roberto Carlos y RAMIREZ LOPEZ, David Carlos. QUISTE MESENTERICO COMO CAUSA DE ABDOMEN AGUDO. Gac Med Bol [online]. 2007, vol.30, n.1, pp. 63-65. ISSN 1012-2966.
The Mesenteric cysts are abdominal tumors that develop in thin intestine, they origin from yayunal leiomiomas that in their evolution develop a giant mesenteric cyst, or it can be a primary tumor originated in the mesenteric leafs. They constitute a not very frequent pathology in adults the cause is a defect in the development of mesenteric lymphatics, existing closed spaces in which accumulates lymphatic content. The mesenteric cysts are not very frequent benign abdominal of uncertain etiologv, they appear at any age. they are cause of abdomen pain, intestinal obstruction and 3 % of them can become malignant. We present the case of a masculine sex patient of 72 years old with secondary abdomen pain to cyst mesenteric.
Palabras llave : Cyst mesenterio; abdomen pain.