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Adult Lymphangioma - A Rare Entity: A Report of Two Cases.
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PMID:  22207438     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Objective: Lymphangiomas are rare congenital malformations commonly seen in children. Its occurrence in adults is uncommon with very scarce reports in the literature. It mainly occurs in infants or children younger than two years of age. We report these cases to emphasize the need to consider cystic lymphangiomas in differential diagnosis of neck masses in adults. Case Reports: We describe two cases in adults, one a 27-year-old man and the other a 59-year-old male. The former presented with recurrent neck mass for 5 years, and the latter presented with asymptomatic neck mass of a short duration. Both were not associated with any pain, discoloration, discharge or sudden increase in size. Conclusion: The awareness of occurrence of cystic lymphangioma in adults is important for its proper management which includes complete surgical removal, to prevent recurrence.
Authors:
Mary Mathew; Sumeet Kaur Dil
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Turk patoloji dergisi     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1018-5615     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9440471     Medline TA:  Turk Patoloji Derg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  80-82     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, KARNATAKA, INDIA.
Vernacular Title:
Erişkin Lenfanjiyomu - Nadir Bir Antite: İki Olgunun Sunumu.
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