Pancreatic Pseudocyst of Gastrohepatic Ligament: A Case Report and Review of Management

  • Sunder Goyal Department of Surgery, Muzaffarnagar Medical College. Muzaffarnagar, UP, India
  • Rajesh Raju Department of Surgery, MM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research. Mullana, Ambala, India
  • Sidhartha Yadav Department of Surgery, MM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research. Mullana, Ambala, India
Keywords: Pancreatic Pseudocyst


Context Pancreatic pseudocyst of gastrohepatic or hepatoduodenal ligament and of liver is rare entity. Probably, pancreatic pseudocyst ascends via these ligaments to liver due to complex attachment of peritoneum. Very few cases have been reported in literature. Case report Hereby, we report a case of pancreatic pseudocyst of hepatoduodenal ligament in patient who presented with pain and lump in epigastric region. Conclusion This is an extrapancreatic extension of pancreatic pseudocyst and a high suspicion of this cyst (gastrohepatic ligament cyst) should be kept in mind as differential diagnosis of epigastric mass.

Image: Excised pancreatic pseudocyst of gastrohepatic ligament.


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Author Biographies

Sunder Goyal, Department of Surgery, Muzaffarnagar Medical College. Muzaffarnagar, UP, India
Professor of Surgery
Head of minima invasive & endourology unit
Rajesh Raju, Department of Surgery, MM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research. Mullana, Ambala, India
Surgery, Assistant professor
Sidhartha Yadav, Department of Surgery, MM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research. Mullana, Ambala, India
Surgery, Junior Resident


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Excised pancreatic pseudocyst of gastrohepatic ligament
How to Cite
GoyalS., RajuR., & YadavS. (2012). Pancreatic Pseudocyst of Gastrohepatic Ligament: A Case Report and Review of Management. JOP. Journal of the Pancreas, 13(4), 439-442.