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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2015, Article ID 240891, 3 pages
Case Report

A Case Report and Review of the Literature of Adult Gastric Duplication Cyst

General Surgery Department, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48236, USA

Received 21 April 2015; Accepted 14 May 2015

Academic Editor: Alexander R. Novotny

Copyright © 2015 Scott Samona and Richard Berri. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Gastrointestinal (GI) duplication cysts are a rare congenital disease. They may involve any level of the alimentary tract, but they most commonly involve the ileum, esophagus, and jejunum. Gastric duplication cysts represent approximately 4–8% of GI duplication cysts, the majority of which present in early childhood. We present a rare case of adult gastric duplication cyst in a 25-year-old female found to have abdominal mass on computed tomography imaging. There are several potential methods to diagnose gastric duplication cyst and treatment of choice is complete surgical resection.