Congenital Splenic Cyst Presenting as Splenic Abscess

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Kifayat Khan
Fazal Rehman
Hazrat Ullah


Congenital splenic cyst is a rare condition which comprises about 10% of the non parasitic lesions of the spleen. Cystic lesion of the spleeen can be parasitic or non parasitic including congenital, post traumatic pseudocyst, abscess, haematoma, splenic infarct, cystic lymphoma, and lymphangioma. They can also be classified as true cysts or pseudocyts of the spleen and also congenital (primary) or acquired splenic cysts.

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Khan K, Rehman F, Ullah H. Congenital Splenic Cyst Presenting as Splenic Abscess. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 12 [cited 2024 Jul. 13];13(2). Available from:
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