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Table 1 Retroperitoneal filarial cyst as mentioned by various authors

From: Giant filarial retroperitoneal cyst: a diagnostic dilemma

Year Author Cyst size Age (in years) Sex Site (in retroperitoneum) Region, if specified (country, India)
1961 Pillay [11] 25 × 10 cm 26 Male Right iliac fossa and pelvis  
1981 Mehta et al. [1] 8 × 10 cm 22 Male Filarial abscess  
1987 Chittipantulu et al. [12]   Male   South India
1989 Gupta et al. [13] 20 × 15 cm 40 Male Displacing stomach, transverse and descending colon  
2000 Giri et al. [14] 5.5 cm × 5.3 cm 38 Male Anterior to left psoas muscle and common iliac vessels partially compressing the left ureter causing left-sided hydroureter and hydronephrosis Darjeeling, Bengal
2011 Kapoor [9]   42 Male Right hypochondrium to the infraumbilical region North India
2015 Srivastava et al. [15] Large cyst, exact size not mentioned 21 Male Retroperitoneum Rural North India
2015 Ganesan et al. [16] 20 × 14 × 23 cm 35 Male Behind the right colon, mesocolon Rural north India
2016 Bakde et al. [17] 21 × 10 cm 38 Male Right hypochondrium to the pelvic region Urban Maharashtra
2018 Diwakar et al. [18] 9 × 8 cm 52 Male Right lumbar region Rural north India
2019 (current case) Lal P, Bains L et al. 25 × 15 × 15 cm 46 Male Left side of the abdomen extending from the lesser sac till the left iliac fossa District Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh