- Histologic classification of mesenteric or omental cysts
- Lymphangioma: endothelial lining
- Enteric duplication cyst: Enteric lining and double-muscle lining with neural elements;
- Enteric cyst: Enteric lining (mucosa with no muscle layer
- Mesothelial cyst: mesothelial lining
- Nonpancreatic pseudocyst has no lining, with a fibrous wall.
- The most common type of mesenteric or omental cyst is lymphangioma, followed by a nonpancreatic pseudocyst, a duplication cyst, a mesothelial cyst, and an enteric cyst.
 Differential Diagnosis
- Cystic mesothelioma
- Cystic spindle cell tumor
 Imaging Findings
Patient #3: Lymphangioma
 See Also
 External Links
- C Stoupis, PR Ros, PL Abbitt, SS Burton, and J Gauger Bubbles in the belly: imaging of cystic mesenteric or omental masses. RadioGraphics 1994 14: 729-737.