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Acquired progressive lymphangioma in the inguinal area mimicking giant condyloma acuminatum.
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PMID:  24999645     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Lymphangioma is a benign proliferation of the lymphatic vessels that accounts for approximately 4% of vascular malformations and 26% of benign vascular tumors. Compared to those arising in nongenital areas, lymphangiomas of the vulva and genital areas are more hyperplastic, possibly due to the loose connective tissue, which can cause a cauliflowerlike appearance and may easily be misdiagnosed as genital warts or molluscum contagiosum. We report a case of acquired progressive lymphangioma (APL) of the inguinal area that mimicked giant condyloma acuminatum and showed favorable results following surgical excision. We also provide a review of the literature regarding the pathogenesis, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and treatment of APL.
Authors:
Jian-Wei Zhu; Zhong-Fa Lu; Min Zheng
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  93     ISSN:  2326-6929     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  2014 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-07-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  316-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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