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Congenital splenic cyst is also called epidermoid or epithelial cyst.

Most of the cysts are asymptomatic and incidently diagnosed during ultrasound of abdomen. Symptomatic patients generally present with pain in epigastrium and fullness in left upper abdomen, and a palpable mass. Authors put up their views in favour of total splenectomy in large splenic cyst.

Naveen Verma1, Sunil Yadav1, Sandhya Gupta1, Vinod Tamaknand1, Rajesh Godara1, Pradeep Garg1

1) Department of Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences Rohtak, Haryana, India.

Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest.

Received: 25.06.15 Accepted: 01.08.15

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How to cite this article: 

Verma N, Yadav S, Gupta S, Tamaknand V, Godara R, Garg P. WHY TOTAL SPLENECTOMY IS BETTER CHOICE THAN CONSERVATIVE SURGERY IN SPLENIC CYST?. Int J Surg Med. 2016; 2(2): 97-99. doi:10.5455/ijsm.20150725020953

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