VOLUME 40 - NUMBER 1 - 2019

Mesenteric cyst and recurrent abdominal pain in a patient with Gorlin-Goltz syndrome: a case report

  • Monaco L., Guida F., D'Onofrio G., Di Martino N.
  • Clinical practice, 66-69
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  • Gorlin-Goltz syndrome (GGS) is an infrequent autosomal do-minant multisystemic disease with complete penetrance and variable expressivity. It is estimated to have an incidence of 1:50,000 - 1:150,000 cases with a M/F = 1:1. This report describes a case of recurrent abdominal pain due to a large mesenteric cyst in a 38-year-old female patient affected by a rare disease: Gorlin-Goltz syndrome.

  • KEY WORDS: Abdominal pain - Mesenteric cyst - Gorlin-Goltz.