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Acute neonatal presentation of a lymphatic malformation.
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PMID:  23907961     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Oropharyngeal lymphatic malformations usually present with a mass either at birth or in the first 2 years of life. Rarely, lymphatic malformations present with extremely progressive respiratory problems shortly after birth, and usually occur in cases which have remained undetected in the absence of antenatal ultrasound. We report the case of a newborn that required tracheostomy and gastrostomy due to a rapidly expansive lymphatic malformation. MRI showed multilocular microcystic lymphatic malformation. Intralesional bleomycin injections proved to be successful in this patient. A short review of epidemiology, clinical manifestation and treatment is given.
Authors:
Chee Yan Tang; M Wijnen; S J Sambeeck van; F J J Halbertsma
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-8-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2013     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2013  
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Created Date:  2013-8-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Neonatal ICU, Máxima Medical Centre, Veldhoven, The Netherlands.
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