cystic lymphangioma


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lymphangioma

 [lim-fan″je-o´mah]
a benign tumor composed of newly formed lymph spaces and channels. adj., adj lymphangio´matous.
lymphangioma caverno´sum (cavernous lymphangioma)
1. a deeply situated lymphangioma, composed of cavernous lymphatic spaces, and always occurring in the neck or axilla.
lymphangioma circumscrip´tum a cutaneous lymphangioma more superficial than the cavernous type, usually localized upper portion of the limbs, the axillary or inguinal folds, or the oral mucosa, especially the tongue; it consists of a grapelike group of thin-walled translucent lymph-filled vesicles that sometimes have a wartlike surface.
cystic lymphangioma (lymphangioma cys´ticum) cystic hygroma.
simple lymphangioma (lymphangioma sim´plex) one composed of small lymphatic channels that occurs subcutaneously in the head and neck region, in the axilla, and sometimes in internal organs. Superficial lesions are slightly raised or sometimes nodular; deeper lesions are sharply circumscribed, compressible, and gray to pink in color.

cystic lymphangioma

Multilocular cysts filled with lymph. The condition is usually congenital.
See also: lymphangioma
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Mainenti et al., "Correlative imaging of cystic lymphangiomas: ultrasound, CT and MRI comparison," Acta Radiologica Open, vol.
Cystic lymphangioma of the jejunal mesentery presenting with acute abdomen in an adult.
Mesenteric cystic lymphangioma: unusual cause of intra-abdominal catastrophe in an adult.
They are capillary, cavernous, and cystic lymphangiomas, which has no clinical usefulness.
Kennedy et al, in their large, retrospective review of 46 patients with cystic lymphangioma, found four possible cases with acquired causes.
5 & 6) revealed dilated lymphatic spaces lined by endothelial cells containing clear fluid with few lymphocytes-features suggestive of cystic lymphangioma.
The differential diagnosis of a cystic lesion in the floor of the mouth includes a thyroglossal duct cyst, cystic hygroma, cystic lymphangioma, mucocele, branchial cleft cyst, hemangioma, and ranula.
Malignant mesothelioma may be cytologically similar to adenocarcinoma and lymphangioma or benign cystic lymphangioma. The latter most commonly affects young men, presents as mass lesions, and seldom recurs after resection.[4]
Oral Cystic Lymphangioma with Severe Respiratory Distress in a Neonate.
A preoperative diagnosis of cystic lymphangioma of the scrotum was made based on characteristic US features.