• Muhammad Adnan Khan khattak Children Hospital PIMS Islamabad
  • Muhammad Umar Nisar Children Hospital PIMS Islamabad
  • Samer Sikander PAEC General Hospital, Isalamabad
  • Nadeem Akthar Children Hospital PIMS Islamabad


Gastrointestinal duplication cyst is a rare congenital anomaly with a reported incidence of 1 in 4500 live births. Any part of gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus can be affected with this anomaly. Among gastrointestinal tract duplications, gastric duplication cyst is extremely rare (2-9%). We are presenting a case of the stomach duplication in a four (04) day old male child who presented in our Emergency Department with complaints of non-bilious, non-projectile vomiting and visible bulge in upper abdomen since birth. Workup showed enteric duplication cyst which was excised. Complete surgical resection is the treatment of choice in gastric duplication cyst.Keywords: gastrointestinal duplication; alimentary tract duplication; gastric outlet obstruction; Pakistan

Author Biographies

Muhammad Adnan Khan khattak, Children Hospital PIMS Islamabad

Resident Paediatric SurgeryChildren Hospital, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences,

Muhammad Umar Nisar, Children Hospital PIMS Islamabad

Resident Paediatric SurgeryChildren Hospital, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences,

Samer Sikander, PAEC General Hospital, Isalamabad

Resident Pediatric MedicinePAEC General Hospital Islamabad

Nadeem Akthar, Children Hospital PIMS Islamabad

Professor & Head of department Paediatric SurgeryChildren Hospital, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences,


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