lymphangiomatosis

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lymphangiomatosis

A rare lesion that usually affects women of child-bearing years, which is characterised by well-demarcated osteolytic lesions variably accompanied by sclerosis.

Clinical findings
Slowly progressive dyspnoea, chylous effusion, recurring pneumothorax, haemoptysis, massive haemorrhage.

DiffDx
Fibrous dysplasia.
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Solid or diffuse lymphangiomas and lymph hemangiomas occur throughout the body and may be associated with tissue over growth Because of the diffuse nature of the lesion complete surgical excision is difficult and local recurrence is common.

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