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Cystic lymphangioma of the breast in a 6-year-old boy.
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PMID:  19853765     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cystic lymphangiomas commonly occur in childhood, but breast involvement is an extremely rare entity that tends to be more common in adults, with only a few cases reported in children. We describe a 6-year-old boy who presented with a lump in the left breast that measured 4.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm. A local excision was performed, and a diagnosis of cystic lymphangioma was confirmed. There was no recurrence of the lesion after 18 months after surgical excision. A brief case description and review of the relevant literature is presented.
Onkar Singh; Shilpi Singh Gupta; Vijay D Upadhyaya; Shashi S Sharma; Brijesh K Lahoti; Raj K Mathur
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  44     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-26     Completed Date:  2009-12-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2015-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, M.G.M Medical College & MY Hospital, Indore 452001, India.
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MeSH Terms
Breast Neoplasms, Male / diagnosis*,  surgery*,  therapy
Functional Laterality
Lymphangioma, Cystic / diagnosis*,  surgery*,  therapy

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